Metricon

  • Metricon partners with Bradford Solar to deliver Tesla Powerwall on new homes

    Metricon is Australia’s largest builder, so when they announce a renewable energy partnership, it’s time to pay attention. In a new partnership with Bradford Solar, Australians now have the opportunity to have solar and battery installed with their new home build, dramatically reducing the price you pay for power....
  • Build hack: I used the Brinno GardenWatchCam to timelapse my house build

    In November last year, my new home has risen from an empty lot, to a beautiful new home. This is our forever home, so knowing this is a one shot deal, I want to capture the event for our own memory and to show the build process to our future...
  • Metricon VR, a free Google Cardboard to experience your new home at home

    From tomorrow, Metricon are giving home buyers a branded Google Card to experience their next home in Virtual Reality. The launch coincides with the building industry’s busiest time, with an expected 35% increase in February traffic to display homes compared to monthly averages. The experience works by having users...
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    Review: Metricon’s GearVR display homes experience

    Earlier this year we told you about Metricon’s use virtual reality to show off their display homes. Well now thanks to the GearVR and Metricon, I’ve been able to get hands-on with the experience from home. Thanks to Android’s flexibility, sideloading allowed for the necessary content files to be...
  • Metricon using VR for new home previews (Updated)

    Australia’s largest home building company, Metricon Homes is giving potential home buyers the opportunity to experience their future home in virtual reality. On offer is a ‘Virtual Display Experience’ which lets people place a Samsung Gear VR on their head and look around the environment which will be a...