Green Star Homes for buyers

A Green Star Home: The new standard in comfortable, healthy homes

Did you know that on average 90% of our time is spent indoors? And 2/3 of that time spent is in the home?  

It’s no wonder the home is considered the most important purchase you will ever make, and certainly the most expensive. Yet somehow it isn’t subject to the same rigorous testing as your laundry powder. 

By choosing a Green Star Home, you can be sure your home meets high standards in health, energy efficiencies and comfort. You’re not only making a choice to go easy on the environment, but you’re also choosing lower bills and a healthier, more comfortable life for your family, every day.

What is a Green Star Home?

We may live in a great country, but most of our homes are too hot in summer and too cold in winter. Aside from being very expensive to keep comfortable, these homes can also negatively affect our physical and mental health. That’s why a Green Star Home is designed to be a comfortable, healthy home that doesn’t cost the earth. A Green Star Home is designed to the standard set by the Green Building Council of Australia and independently assessed against three key criteria essential for the future: 

The Green Star Home benefits

All the properties you’re looking for in a comfortable, healthy home.

So, make a healthy choice for your family. Ask for Green Star. The new standard in homes.

Recent news and research regarding the health of our homes

A child living with gas cooking in the home faces a comparable risk of asthma to a child living with household cigarette smoke.

The Climate Council, Kicking the gas habit: how gas is harming our health

How you can find a Green Star Home 

We are excited to have Stockland, Mirvac, Metricon, Rawson Homes, Ingenia, Chatham Homes, Landcom and Development Victoria confirmed as partners in the Green Star Homes standard and committed to building a range of Green Star Homes.

The Willow

Located 32 kilometres east of Melbourne’s CBD within the leafy, established suburb of Rowville is Waterlea, a thriving community where modern meets heritage and forward-thinking meets tradition and an obvious choice for the site of Stockland’s first Green Star home, The Willow.

View the Willow

The Green Star Homes Standard was released on 31 August 2021. 

Over the coming months more information will be available regarding Green Star Home offerings including how and where you can view the homes. We’ll be updating this page with links to their homes as information becomes available.

Make a healthy choice for your family and the environment. Ask your homebuilder about Green Star Homes. The new standard in homes.

Looking for technical information? 

Head over to our page for Green Star builders to find out about certification and submission. 

Go to Green Star Homes for builders