With home renovations becoming a popular project for homeowners, Green Earth Homes is eager to spread the word of sustainable, green building.
The family-run Buderim-based business was established in 2007 by Nathan Staal with an emphasis on green building practices.
Four years later Nathan and his team have been nominated for a Sunshine Coast Council Living Smart Glossies Award.
The glossies are about recognising and celebrating the sustainable achievements of business, individuals and community groups from the Sunshine Coast.
Green Earth Homes has been nominated for the Living Smart Smart Solutions Award which aims to showcase and recognise a “business, organisation or individual that has demonstrated the improvement of goods and services which encourages the uptake of sustainable behaviour by the community or business”.
Company spokeswoman Grace Barlett said this would be Green Earth Homes‘ first award nomination.
“This is our first time to be nominated for a Glossies award and we are so pleased that our sustainable building services and craftsmanship is being recognised by the boarder community and in particular our clients,” Ms Barlett said.
Award for smart living
“We are very excited to showcase our sustainable projects that we have completed on the Sunshine Coast. Sustainability is our passion and we believe that it is easy to build green and the investment clients make for their future is unparalleled.”
Green Earth Homes specialises in renovations, extensions and new lifestyle builds. It is focused on creating sustainable homes that offer the best in modern comfort and design. Staff are passionate about sustainable building promoting recycled, reclaimed, solar passive design and energy efficient technologies and resources for all projects.
Other local Living Smart nominees include sunshine Coast TAFE, Auzion Solar Power, Sippy Downs, University of the Sunshine Coast and Step Social Ventures Ltd, Forest Glen.
“Green Earth Homes is pleased to showcase our sustainable building services to our community,” Ms Barlett said. Award winners will be announced on Friday.