Saturday 3rd March 2018 Fairweather will be at the Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival again this year. Come and find us among the exhibitors. Learn more about what we do and share with us about your upcoming project.
The Passive House Institue New Zealand hosted the South Pacific Passive House Conference 2017 in Christchurch. We went along and were pleased to see it was well attended by building professionals from around the South Pacific. A great site visit kicked things off with an informative demonstration of panelised construction and a passive house standard sealed house. Strolling through the centre of Christchurch one can't
At Tra & Teknik 2016 in Gothenburg saw some fabulous examples of innovative and efficient use of wood in construction... as the Scandinavians know how to do. A bit of kerfing from prototype to reality. Structural timbers with insulating properties. 'Pick-up-sticks' at the speakers stage.
Come on down and see us at the Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Expo on Sat 27 Feb 2016. We'll be one of many exhibitors available for you to visit. Drop in and say hello and find out a bit more about how we design and deliver our innovative sustainable modular homes. We will also be contributing at the Community Forum so bring along your questions
The 2014 inaugural conference of prefabAUS brought together representatives from the related areas of architecture, engineering, manufacturing, material supply, property development and construction, universities, government agencies and client representatives. The off-site construction industry is active in all building sectors from bespoke single dwellings to multi storey repetitive apartment towers and health facilities. This conference saw for the first time in Australia a forum to discuss
Frame Australia is the major national event for engineered timber and building pre-fabrication and is a forum for the complete supply chain of structural timber, engineered wood products and pre-fabricated frames. The 2014 Frame Australia Conference, held on May 19th in Melbourne, recorded the biggest attendance since its inception 16 years ago with a record of 400 attendees! We noted at the conference an increased
Fairweather Homes is a member of the Forest Stewardship Council. This global certification body strives to ensure that wood products sourced from well managed forests have a chain of custody from plantation to consumer. We support the use of timber in construction as a sustainable solution. Timber is a renewable resource and contributes positively to reduce carbon emissions. FSC Friday is the annual celebration of
The Cape Paterson Ecovillage, Australia's first sustainable housing project, brings together quality sustainable architecture, clean energy with solar panels, water conservation and protection of the coast and biodiversity. We attended the official launch in September 2013 which was held at the RACV Club in Inverloch. Project Director Brendan Condon introduced this benchmark project which is enthusiastically supported by local builders and designers. Keep up to