Window looking out to garden path

Ask G: Double-glazing

Can double-glazed windows impede other passive heating options?
Halogen globe

Ask G: Halogen lights

An infrared coating enables 'high intensity' halogens to use less power.
Man with tissue

Ask G: Air quality

Do air conditioners remove impurities from the air?
Air conditioner remote control

Ask G: Air con power

Are they the reason for the building of new power stations?


Lauren Singer

I haven't made any trash in 2 years

One blogger's commitment to zero waste sustainable living.

Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

Tips for your haven

Over the next month, we'll give the best advice in home, garden, & style!


    Six ways to add style and save power - use louvres in your home.

    Six ways to use Louvres in your home.

    Organic cotton basics with Bhumi

    High quality and completely gorgeous organic cotton products.

    Greening and weatherproofing your garage

    How to make this space more comfortable and energy-efficient year-round.

    How To...

    top recycler

    Five ways to be a top recycler

    Our top five tips for recycling that you might not have thought of before
    Nature’s Cuppa Summer Iced Tea

    Nature’s Cuppa Summer Iced Tea

    An easy, thirst-quenching recipe for hot summer days.
    Empty cardboard box

    How to move house the green way

    Minimise your eco-footprint while moving house.

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    Ask G


    Ask us: Forestry Stewardship Council certified timber

    Tanya Ha talks about FSC certified, Australian-grown timbers.

    Ask G: uPVC frames

    Are uPVC window frames really better than wood?
    Broken glass

    Ask G: Glass with a past

    What's another clever way of using glass waste?