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Tall Timbers – ABC Landline

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The reputation of timber as an old fashioned building material is being challenged with two landmark buildings recently constructed in Melbourne using a relatively new type of wood paneling called cross laminated timber.

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The Commons with Binq Windows

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Binq is proud to be a major part of The Commons, a sustainable “Green” apartment building in Brunswick Melbourne. Binq Lift & Slide Doors have helped achieve eco-friendly high performance apartments. Residents at The Commons enjoy being cool in summer and warm in winter.

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ASH & Going Bush

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In this episode of Going Bush, Nick and Andrew head to Australian Sustainable Hardwoods, to check out the process of getting the timber from the bush, through to the city, into your home.

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Floor Laying Tips

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So. You’ve managed to get the new house to ‘lock up’ before the summer holidays begin. You look back at the work you’ve done so far. The Vic Ash windows look great. The entertaining area will be a great selling point. The timber floor is a beautiful addition. Before you close the door, you reflect on all the work it took to reach lock up on time. The house looks fantastic.

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Passive House

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A movement that first began in Germany in the late 80s, passive houses are ultra-low energy buildings, designed and built with a low or even negligible ecological footprint. There are currently about 25,000 to 30,000 passive houses all over the world.

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