Freezing indoors? That’s because Australian homes are closer to tents than insulated eco-buildings | Philip Oldfield | The Guardian

Freezing young woman in warm clothes sitting on couch and hugging cushion

Compared with other OECD countries Australia has been a free for all when it comes to housing. Architects aren’t required. So, hit with climate change the reality of our low standards of housing compared with other nations is staring us in the face, and revealing why we are pp the world’s biggest domestic emitters of CO2.

Our national building standards need to be overhauled to fight climate change and energy poverty – and improve our lives

Source: Freezing indoors? That’s because Australian homes are closer to tents than insulated eco-buildings | Philip Oldfield | The Guardian

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