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Living off grid what does the data say

Living Off-Grid: What Does The Data Say?

Vaughn and Louise talk about their experience living off-grid. Check out their usage data from 2018 to 2020: the savings and the lifestyle.DataWhat would off-grid living be without some facts and figures about reduced consumption and environmental impact? Vaughn and Louise embraced off-grid living on the Sunshine Coast in 2017. The total floor area of […]

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The Aesthetic, Resourcefulness & Health of Living Off-Grid

What your Shed House aesthetic says about you. Vaughn and Louise talk about their experience designing, building, and the resourcefulness and health of living off-grid.The Shed House AestheticWhat does an off-grid Shed House look like? What does an Australian shed look like? Vaughn and Louise were inspired by Glenn Murcutt’s design aesthetic, as many architects […]

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The Living Off-Grid Lifestyle

What it means to be in-sync with the environment and consider the weather that affords the utilities. Vaughn and Louise talk about their experience designing, building, and living off-grid.Vaughn and Louise purchased their block of land on the Sunshine Coast in 2016, and began visualising a shed house design on the block. They looked at […]

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Choosing the Right Building Materials

Carefully choosing the right building materials for your steel frame home on the Sunshine Coast can mean significant improvement in comfort, environmental impact, and cost effectiveness.There are a couple of considerations to make when thinking about your building materials. For starters, durability is essential, as you can extend the lifetime of the product. If you […]

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Sense of Community

There are many benefits to living on the Sunshine Coast and one of our absolute favourites would have to be the sense of community that is built when living in the Hinterland.Build A Community FeelLoneliness is a major contributor to health issues, including depression. When you build connections, even with a small conversation at the […]

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Supporting Australian Made

In the current economic climate it is important to buy and support local products and services. The Shed House are builders on the Sunshine Coast, a family-owned business that supports locals.Supporting Australian StandardsWhen you build a home on the Sunshine Coast, you need to abide by strict Australian building standards. Australian building standards are thought […]

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Building Affordable Housing

The number of people within the average household is shrinking, while homes are becoming larger. Larger homes are a leading contributor to housing unaffordability in Australia. We share tips about affordable housing on the Sunshine Coast.What does it mean?Affordable housing is when people are able to rent or purchase a home within their financial means. […]

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