Advanced Waste Water Systems – Sam Milani
Sam spent the first 14 years of his career working on large scale International agricultural and commercial landscape irrigation projects. In Australia he worked as a consultant engineer for 2 years for the WA department of Agriculture for 2 years, Managed Netafim Australia Landscape irrigation division for 5 years and In the past 14 years has been the managing director and owner of two companies: Water design International (irrigation & drainage consultancy) & Advanced Waste Water Systems (Grey water manufacturer)
Sam Is a certified Irrigation designer and a certified Irrigation Auditor. Sam is also an inventor, has developed a couple of award winning innovative products, and owns several registered patents.
Clean NRG Solar – Craig Donohue
Proudly WA owned and operated, Clean NRG Solar are experts in Solar PV Systems, Solar Battery Storage and Solar Hot Water. With their show room located in Osborne Park, Clean NRG Solar have helped homes and businesses all over Perth slash their electricity bills while gaining green credentials. Established in 2010, Craig Donohue is the founder of Clean NRG Solar. He has always had a passion for sustainability. From an early age Craig has had a desire to reduce his carbon footprint and his electricity bills.
In 2010 the opportunity came up to start a Solar energy business and Craig has never looked back. With 30+ years experience in retail and B2B, he has an excellent understanding of the importance of superior customer service and has an excellent reputation in the industry. Craig has been employed by some of the world’s largest companies including Sanyo and Toshiba. He prides himself on an open door policy and is always available to personally meet with clients.
Clean NRG Solar – Matthew McDonald
Proudly WA owned and operated, Clean NRG Solar are experts in Solar PV Systems, Solar Battery Storage and Solar Hot Water. With their show room located in Osborne Park, Clean NRG Solar have helped homes and businesses all over Perth slash their electricity bills while gaining green credentials.
Established in 2010, Matthew McDonald initially engaged with Clean NRG in a wholesale capacity in 2011. Since that time, Matthew has worked Solar retail for a few trusted suppliers in the industry and has now settled a role as a technical sales consultant. Matthew has a keen interest in the technical aspect of solar and how these developments enable home owners and businesses alike to optimise their power use to achieve their energy saving goals.
Clean NRG Solar – Tony Cappa
Proudly WA owned and operated, Clean NRG Solar are experts in Solar PV Systems, Solar Battery Storage and Solar Hot Water. With their show room located in Osborne Park, Clean NRG Solar have helped homes and businesses all over Perth slash their electricity bills while gaining green credentials. Established in 2010, Tony Cappa is the co-founder of Clean NRG Solar. He has always had a passion for sustainability.
With 30+ years experience in retail and B2B, he has an excellent understanding of the importance of superior customer service and has well known reputation in the Solar industry in Perth. Tony is always more than happy to personally meet with clients.
Pernille is a highly creative designer with a decade of experience in sustainable design for the residential market. She specialises in passive solar and energy efficient design with involvement in projects on the ground nationally as well as public projects. She is currently a board member of the Building Designers Association WA, BDAWA and previously worked with one of Perth’s leading energy efficient home designers, before joining the team at Custom Green.
David has a practical knowledge of building construction and design having run his own construction company in the UK for many years. Since 2003 David has studied and organized projects at Murdoch University to: improve the energy efficiency and performance of manufactured lightweight housing; to investigate practical and cost-effective ways to improve the energy consumption and thermal performance of residential and industrial buildings, including the installation of monitoring systems to achieve this and data analysis. More recently David has carried out a detailed investigation into the carbon emission resulting from the built environment, from the materials of construction to the areas in general living practice where energy is used – water use and treatment, food production, travel, electricity and gas use.
Since graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture from Curtin University Ken has over 28 years working as a designer in the Perth local market, specialising in energy efficient and sustainable design.
Initially Ken worked with Solar Dwellings but now is a director of his own company, EcoLogic Homes. He has been involved with the design of over 800 energy efficient and sustainable homes and contributed in achieving over 50 State and national awards in Energy efficient and sustainable design
Right Homes – Gary Wright
A rare find in the building industry, Gary Wright at Right Homes offers expertise in solar passive design and construction and in working intimately with sustainable products and suppliers. He also has urban subdivision experience. A registered builder with hands-on trade experience, Gary has a sound knowledge of building a high energy rating home while working with an affordable budget. Individual designs are the key to Right Homes’ success, with the knowledge that the design starts with the orientation and climate zone of the site. Right Homes has been awarded over 100 awards over the last 8 years, for design, sustainability, accessibility, solar passivity, customer service and quality of build.
Right Homes – Geoff Britton
Geoff Britton has recently joined the Right Homes Team after 15 Years of Award Winning sustainable residential construction with his own company. Geoff has a wide knowledge of many construction methods and is passionate about promoting practical sustainable design and building. He is a previous winner of the HIA WA Greensmart Professional of the Year Award (2013)
Sid Thoo RAIA is an award-winning architect, consultant and educator with a passion for designing more sustainable eco-effective buildings. He gives regular presentations and workshops on eco-effective building design, and is a NatHERS accredited assessor. Sid was recently a Clinical Professional Fellow in the School of Built Environment at Curtin University.
Solar Dwellings’ Founder and Director, Griff Morris, has been researching and designing passive solar homes since the late 1970s. He is now a leading national authority, teaching sustainable design and home energy efficiency. Our homes are judged amongst Australia’s best because they’re intelligently designed and very well constructed. They’re highly sustainable, universally accessible and incredibly comfortable to live in. They significantly cut energy and water costs – but they don’t cost the earth. Solar Dwellings has won over 50 major housing awards.
Sunday Energy’s Travis Hargreaves has 11 years’ experience in designing and installing solar power systems in Western Australia. Receive advice on system designs, energy production, and financial returns specific to your house design and energy use. Learn about residential energy management systems and the latest solar technologies coming to market 2018.
Use of rainwater tanks is increasing in popularity, and recent research shows an increase in property values for homes with tanks installed. A specialist with many years of experience in collection and re-use of rainwater, whether for a townhouse or a large rural property, WaterCraft has a reputation for well-designed and executed installations of all types of tank with attention to all those little details that make the difference. Gareth also advises on the use of greywater systems for garden irrigation, and as a member of the Greywater and Wastewater Industry Group is well-placed to advise on what can be achieved for a given property size.
Be prepared to discuss your goals in terms of intended use for the water and space available for storage.
Wild About Gardens
Sue Torlach is a landscape designer and owner of Wild About Gardens. Many of her projects have won water-wise and sustainable landscaping awards. Sue is a member of WALDA, the West Australian Landscape Design Association and HMA, the Horticultural Media association.