Electric Cars... Out & About in Perth

Electric cars have been in and out of the media constantly over the last few years and are something we have been keeping our eyes on. There are regular developments within the industry which are exciting to hear about. However, how often do we hear about these things yet not see them?

We were very excited to recently spot this electric car charging station outside of Home Base in Subiaco after one of Adrian’s ‘Sustainable Design & Build’ courses.

Have you seen these around? RAC have a great website with an electric car charging station map – check it out here: https://rac.com.au/travel-touring/maps-and-guides/ev-chargers

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Healthy Homes: How to Have One… Part 4 – Nature

One simple way to improve your home is through the incorporation of nature. The addition of indoor plants into your home has dual benefits of reducing the toxins in the air to improve its quality and also mental health benefits.

 

There are many studies emerging that demonstrate that even just viewing plants actually reduces stress, is beneficial to the brain and reduces muscles tension. If you have a black thumb, or areas of your house that do not get enough natural light for plants, the use of fake plants still work wonders for your mental health. Some easy to grow plants that are great at cleaning your air are the spider plant, mother-in-law’s tongue and devil’s ivy which is great in low light conditions.

 

Another approach is to ensure that you have windows that look out onto nature, so if you have a paved alfresco area make sure you add pot plenty of pot plants if you have restrictions on in-ground planting.

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Wembley Residence Timelapse – First Storey Floor & Walls

Our residential project in Wembley has progressed well since Christmas. Have a look at this newest timelapse of the first storey floor & walls going up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z09os73lL8Q  If only construction was as quick as the timelapse makes it look!  Stay tuned for the final timelapse of the roof and external cladding…

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