Gardening Australia TV presenter and sustainability expert Josh Byrne is
launching a new online video series on Friday 31 October featuring Australia’s
zero emission houses.
The new ground-breaking series, Josh’s House Star Performers follows on from
his successful and highly awarded web video series and online project, Josh’s
House. Similar to the Josh’s House series that followed the design and build of
Josh’s own high performance home, the new show will make available for free,
all the house plans, fact sheets and videos via www.joshshouse.com.au.
Josh Byrne is beginning the tour in Melbourne because the city is under
real pressure from massive population growth and sprawling urban development, a
situation that demands prioritising of highly efficient housing design.
Josh’s House Star Performers seeks to create a nationwide conversation
about the future of housing and the need for more energy efficient home design.
Episode I of Josh’s House Star Performers features a zero emission house
in Melbourne, a CSIRO project completed in 2010, and in Josh’s view, ticking
all the boxes for being an affordable and accessible high performance home.
CSIRO has been collecting data on the house’s performance to prove the success
of the design.
A joint project of CSIRO, Delfin Lend Lease and Henley Property Group,
the Australian Zero Emission House (AusZEH) is an eight-star energy efficiency
rated home showcasing off-the-shelf building and renewable energy generation
technologies, as well as new future-ready energy management technologies within
the scope of the design requirements of its location, and the budget of a
typical middle income Australian family.
Josh’s House is a project supported by the CRC for Low Carbon Living Ltd,
which is backed by the Cooperative Research Centres program, an Australian
Government initiative. Josh’s House Star Performers is produced by Fremantle
based production company Vam Media.
The new show can be viewed on https://vimeo.com/109215083 Password: