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There is a Looming “Leaky Building Syndrome” Crisis in the ACT.

by SIPs Industries

Is this similar to the construction crisis in New Zealand in the 90’s, which cost the NZ government billions of dollars? Yes, according to construction lawyer, Kim Lovegrove, who did an interview with the Canberra Times and said he's seen "shades" of the same waterproofing problems that caused structural and health problems in tens of thousands of New Zealand buildings in Canberra.

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Energy Efficient Homes

Energy Efficient Homes

by SIPs Industries

Energy Prices Soar

SIPs Energy Efficient Homes

It's the endless, embarrassing, and all-too-familiar dying fly routine. Old industries flail when there's a new kid on the block. *

Coal and gas are ramping up prices

Old technology panics as it dies. And we, the consumer, usually pay the price.

A few outages during peak summer months back in 2013-14 were enough for coal and gas industry lobbyists to convince government to invest over $50 billion dollars on "poles and wires." That figure, by the way, exceeds the national spend on the NBN. But you won't hear much about that from Murdoch's Media.

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Home Renovation
Home Renovation

Home Renovation

by SIPs Industries

Mulberry Homes offers a full design service from planning your home renovation project to engineering and architecture. Mulberry specialises in renovating older homes, usually working from Subiaco to Fremantle and more recently, Mount Lawley.

Proprietor Charles has tried a few alternatives to brick work, but has settled on using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) for most home renovation work. Charles is happy to work from a home-owner's own renovation plans. The rough process of home renovation (or new build) goes from ;

  • scheme drawings
  • planning approval
  • working drawings
  • renovating / building the home

We spoke with Charles and asked him why he prefers to use SIPs panels over brick or other pre-built panel products . . .

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Building Homes With SIPs - Cottesloe Passivhaus
Building Homes With SIPs - Cottesloe Passivhaus

Building Homes With SIPs

by SIPs Industries

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)

A Builder's take with Andrew Abercromby (Consortium Builders)

Andrew Abercromby qualified as a Civil / Environmental Engineer at UWA. He worked on engineering construction projects in Belgium and New Guinea and completed an MBA in France. Andrew was appointed Project Coordinator for an expansion to Sydney’s International Airport Terminal Building and then transferred to the UK and Switzerland to help integrate three European businesses. He now works in Perth, specialising in building homes with environmentally friendly products.

He recently completed WA’s first PassivHaus using our own structural insulated panels. Building a home in Cottesloe to international standards regarding energy efficiency and comfort was a great experience for Andrew.

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