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Green Smart Magazine : GreenSmart 2010
greensmart 2010 75 environmentally friendly products, keeping your home and family healthy, and improving energy efficiency. The main content areas are: • Discover a solution -- containing practical building information and advice. • Tips & inspiration -- featuring articles on design elements including flooring, walls, tiles, colours, and kitchens and bathrooms. • Ask an expert -- an interactive section that allows homeowners to list questions to HIA-elected experts. • Photo galleries -- categorised by areas within the home, both inside and out. • Member login -- allows HIA to effectively promote consumer events such as Home Shows, Expos and HIA Home Ideas Centres. The HousingLocal sites are also linked through to tradebuild and eQuote, helping you connect directly to the building professionals -- HIA members. With the authority of HIA behind it, HousingLocal offers consumers a credible online resource that they can depend on. Visit www.housinglocal.com.au today to find out more. gs If you are thinking about building a new home or renovating an existing one, check out the latest information destination: HousingLocal. housinglocal HOUSINGLOCAL WILL HELP CONSUMERS NAVIGATE EASILY AND CONFIDENTLY THROUGH THE PROCESS OF BUILDING & RENOVATING Given the overwhelming amount of information available on the internet, it's easy to get confused about where to start. Wouldn't it be better to have a credible resource you can rely on to be accurate and up-to-date? HousingLocal offers just that. This site has been developed by the Housing Industry Association (HIA) to help consumers navigate easily and confidently through the process of building and renovating. The home page, HousingLocal, is the main site and provides an entry point for the WhyBuild and WhyRenovate websites. From here, you can select your specific area of interest and go on to explore the relevant site. You will find solutions for your projects, get tips and inspiration, browse photo galleries of projects, and even ask HIA experts for advice. The sites contain practical information to assist you in making educated building decisions while strongly reinforcing the importance of using qualified professionals -- particularly HIA members. Building the GreenSmart way is featured on the sites, and you can explore relevant information sheets such as choosing housinglocal