Melanie is an environmental enthusiast, nature lover and mum. She works as a Home Energy Efficiency & Sustainability Consultant and heads up her own company Sustainability Certified Pty Ltd. Her mission statement is to “demystify the challenges of sustainable building and make it accessible and desirable to mainstream homeowners and designers.”
She has 20 years’ experience including having worked for local government as an Environmental Projects Officer with a primary objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and in the commercial construction industry in a variety of roles. Formal qualifications include:
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) - Environmental Studies
- NatHERS Accredited Assessor
- Passive House Certified Consultant
- Residential Efficiency Scorecard Assessor
- Technical Advisory Committee Member for NatHERS
Melanie provides in-home assessments for existing homeowners looking to retrofit for energy efficiency and also works with homeowners, designers and architects to build thermal comfort and energy efficiency into the design of new builds and renovations.