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Building

Building solutions

Building may be an alternative to consider when thinking about a new home. The decision to build will be the first of many you will have to make in the process. We have put together some information to help you through the project.

 

Building topics

 

Construction

Construction
In this section learn how to apply for building permits, and find out the latest in building practices, building codes and the building process. View all

Design

Design
Discover how to design for today’s living, and prepare for tomorrow’s needs. A well designed home and layout is essential for optimising the comfort in your home. View all

Enviormentally friendly products

Environmentally friendly products
Choosing safer products for your new home is important. In this section learn about cutting-edge environmental products, their application and how they can be incorporated into your home. View all

Features and finishes

Features and finishes
Today’s new home homes set high standards for value, character and individuality. A new home comes with a full range of quality features and finishes. View all

GreenSmart homes

GreenSmart homes
Indoor air quality and environmentally responsible building are important parts in the building process. Find out how a GreenSmart home will benefit you. View all

Air quality

Indoor air quality
Poor air quality can affect your wellbeing. Discover why air flow is beneficial to your health and ways to make your home a healthier place. View all

Occupant safety

Occupant safety
The ‘safety factor’ is a major benefit of building a new home. Using up-to-date materials and products, the systems and equipment in new homes are designed to operate effectively and safely. This section explores some of the more common safety features. View all

Steps to building a new home

Steps to building a new home
The building process can be a complex and frustrating process. This need not be the case if you familiarise yourself with the steps to building a new home. View all

Warranty

Warranty
One of the great advantages of buying a new home is the warranty. Find out more about warranties for your new home. View all

Tools

tradebuild
HIA - you're in good hands
Charitable Foundation