Energy efficient solar homes

About Us

Thermally efficient homes

We have 20 year’s experience in building both energy efficient homes and commercial projects.

Being an active member of the HIA, the Australian Passive House Association and the Australian Solar Energy Society enables us to be up to date with all the latest trends and new products.

Justin is among only a handful of Australians Internationally certified with the prestigious German PassivHaus Institute as a Building Envelope and Mechanical Services Specialist after receiving a Scholarship from Proclima Australia to undertake the rigorous German training with which included completing an exam.

Justin's continued commitment to building 'better' more efficient homes has led him to pursue the Passive House principles and methodically adopt them into the Australian climate within his buildings and closely following the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP).

Recently we have won a national HIA Greensmart award for an energy efficient house that was rated at 9 stars. We were also a finalist in the category of “Greensmart custom built house”.

We have won three Tasmanian awards for “Best Custom Built Home under $400,000” and “Energy Efficient Home of the Year” twice (2011-2015)

Justin O’Connor Builders were also judged a finalist in the Australian Housing Awards 2012 for “Solutions in Steel”.

We operate in the Hobart area and can travel to anywhere in Southern Tasmania.

All of our sub-contractors are hand-picked for their efficiency and attention to detail.

Justin has over twenty years’ experience in building energy efficient homes, with a qualification as a carpenter and joiner.

We achieved success at the 2011 Tasmanian - Housing Industry Association awards, winning in two categories and again winning a major award in 2015.

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