Australians are the greatest per capita consumers of water in the world. Homes and gardens are directly responsible for about 12% of Australia’s water use. One change that all individuals can make to reduce their impact is simple, taking advantage of a free water source, rainwater. Large above ground water tanks are simply not compatible or practical in some urban areas where space comes at a premium, however there are alternative options on the market, such as underground, under deck and under floor water tanks.Read more
Really Group have used energy efficient and renewable technologies to create the ideal environment for sustainable functionality in their latest development.Read more
Rammed Earth is an ancient building method that has seen revival in recent years as people seek more sustainable building materials and natural building methods. Earth walled building saves on construction and energy resources, doesn’t pollute and last practically forever, inevitably this makes the decision to build with earth a wise investment in the future of the planet.Read more
Composting has become quite prevalent over the past few years as a result of individuals wanting to reduce their impact on the environment. Composting reduces the amount of waste that each of us send to landfill, in fact 30% of the material we send to landfill is organic and could be composted at home. The Really Group has a few helpful tips for you to produce your own compost and start saving.Read more
Water is one of the dominant resources impacted by climate change. As earth’s population increases, water quality and quantity effectively decreases. Fortunately there are some things in our control that we can change to decrease our environmental impacts, particularly within our homes.Read more
The benefits of using recycled materials have become more prevalent in recent years in the attempt to reduce environmental impacts within the building sector. If parts of the existing building are considered for reuse throughout the demolition phase of a construction, it can effectively reduces the cost of procuring new materials and the amount of waste that goes to landfill, in turn reducing the overall construction cost for the client.Read more
In recent years, there has been an increased urgency to build greener properties in order to reduce carbon emissions and society’s impact on the environment. This article details key reasons behind sustainable development and how Really Group incorporate Green Living Principles in their construction projects.Read more
View the making of the mural at the Really Group display home, completed by famous Melbourne street artist Heesco
Really Group is a Melbourne-based building and construction company focused on sustainable solutions. The founder and director, Leon Hadj, left a career he had built as an investment banker in the UK to return to Australia and pursue his interest in environmentally-friendly developments.Read more
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You can also view an interview with Director Leon Hadj for Abode TV on the Really Group homepage.