Build 147: Home truths

1 April 2015

Tips to improve our poor housing
Plus: Build better – aim higher than Code

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ExistHome This Issue

Feature section: Existing houses

Many people have a rosy view of the state of their housing. The truth is, our homes are often below standard, particularly if they’re a rental. Ritzy fittings and state-of-the-art bathrooms aren’t the answer. The first step is to improve performance.

AimingHigher This Issue

Feature section: Aiming higher

We are falling short by building houses to only meet Building Code minimums. There are many benefits from designing and building higher-performing houses that will be healthy, comfortable homes.

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