Development Application and Building Permit, what are the differences?

The planning approval (termed as the development application or DA) and the building permit (BP) are two different processes controlled by different legislation. If the proposed construction requires a planning approval, you must obtain it before you lodge a building permit application with your local council. Planning approvals or DA ensure that the development is [...]

Best tips for choosing the right windows for your home

Choosing windows is a crucial element when it comes to delving into the finish render of your home. Today, our building designers have given you some top tips on how to ensure you select the right options for you. Windows types There are thousands of different combinations: fixed, casement, double-hung, sliding, awning, opening vertically, horizontally, [...]

By |2017-07-25T11:21:56+08:00May 10th, 2017|Compliance, Construction, Design Inspiration, Drafting, Energy Efficiency, Green Start Design|Comments Off on Best tips for choosing the right windows for your home

5 keys factors that have an influence on the cost of your future home

It can be quite difficult to estimate the price of a new build property so here are some of the key factors our building designers at Green Start Design have recommended that have a significant impact on the final cost of the home. You’ll find that most of them are related to the basic construction [...]

By |2017-06-08T15:08:20+08:00May 6th, 2017|Bushfire, Compliance, Construction, Drafting, Energy Efficiency, Green Start Design, Residential, WA BAL Report|Comments Off on 5 keys factors that have an influence on the cost of your future home