What is a GreenSmart Professional?GreenSmart Builders and GreenSmart Professionals are businesses and individuals who have completed the HIA GreenSmart Professional Training and will focus on three key GreenSmart elements.Why is building GreenSmart Important?The demand for building sustainable homes continues to grow with a major focus on healthier building practices and an increase demand for resource efficiency and a decrease in wastage. This can result in an increase value to homes and a decrease in energy related future costs.What will a GreenSmart Home create?• Improved water and energy efficiency of the home reducing energy bills and costs• Create healthier homes for families• Provide options to make the home more adaptable for all stages of life• Reduce waste from the building process• Improve site management during constructionYour GreenSmart Accredited TeamMyStyle Homes are proud to be part of the HIA GreenSmart program ensuring they educate and empower the MyStyle Homes team with up-to-date information on practical, affordable and durable environmental solutions for residential design and construction. As one of Australia’s first professional green building initiatives, the program offers MyStyle Homes the opportunity to develop new skills and acquire green credentials, and get access to news and opportunities to help promote the GreenSmart building movement.MyStyle Homes GreenSmart Professional accredited team has researched all the best sustainable and eco-friendly product options and combined this with innovative architectural design. MyStyle has challenged their local supply chain to deliver sustainable products to create the ultimate Far North ‘GreenSmart’ home solution. MyGreen Mirage Display HomeMyStyle Homes GreenSmart home is a sustainable home created to incorporate energy- and water-efficient state-of-the-art technologies into a small home with livability longevity that will appeal to a wide range of buyers from across all demographics. The home is designed using environmentally responsible ideas, principles and building techniques and productsThis GreenSmart Award Winning accredited display home includes • MyPower Station, a stand alone battery storage solar power station with mains power only as a backup• Solar assisted hot water system and air conditioners• 100% energy-efficient lighting throughout• Solar comfort heat reflection glazing• Heat reflection paint externally with low voc• Non-allergen finishes• Higher-than-normal 2.8 ceilings• Louvered windows throughout• Internal wall louvers for cross ventilation• Full R4.0 insulated ceilings including garage and patio• Passive cooling incorporating wind wall screens to capture breezes• 5000 ltr rainwater storage tank• Grey-water management system with rain station system fitted• Water saving showers and taps• Mineral water pool with 3 speed enviro pump and rainwater top-up system• Solar pool cover to reduce evaporation• Drought tolerant host plants• All lawn areas are environmental turf grass which requires less watering • Raised herb and vegetable gardens, nourished by rain and grey-water, a fully functional compost system and worm farm• Interior styled specifically with sustainably produced furniture, rugs, home-wares and linens• Furniture constructed with only recycled, reclaimed woods and plantation forest timbers with FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certification, with no production wastes• Upholstery of natural fabrics of cotton and linen• Floor rugs made with natural fibres of wool, jute and sisal• Bed, bath and table linens are 100% cotton• Home-wares primarily made from recycled teak, bamboo or rattan.