QLD Energy Star Ratings
Providing excellence in Energy Rating Compliance Certificates for renovations, single and multi residential dwellings since 2008.
Meet Helen Armstrong
Over her 28 years in the Building Industry Helen has personally rewarded as many as 156,000 families throughout Queensland with a vast range of proven, practical and economical solutions which have considerably improved their natural living conditions and the impact on our precious environment. Helen has shown her passion and dedication to the Building Industry and the Energy Efficiency arena from a young age. At 17 she became the first Woman Laborer to be employed by G.J. James Glass and Aluminium where today she is a Multi Award Winner, Role Model, Ambassador and Advocate for Women carving out successful careers in the Building and Construction Industry. Helen contributed significantly as a Key Stakeholder setting distinguished Environmental Benchmarks to the Award Winning First National Initiative “Women into Building Project” which showcased women from all aspects of the building industry coming together to design, construct and deliver a passive designed Environmental Masterpiece. For the past 10 (ten) consecutive years Helen’s been appointed as a highly credible Judge for QLD’s most notably prestigious and inaugural Building, Design & Architectural Construction Awards.
Helen values being on a variety of Building & Design Committees where she’s privileged to comment, identify, impart and lobby to draft amendments to the Building Energy Compliance Codes prior to implementation. Networking with proactive associations allows Helen to act as a Voice, disseminator and mediator on behalf of her industry stakeholders.
2020 JUDGE HIA Housing Awards
2020, 2019 JUDGE Building Designers Association of Queensland Inc. State Design Awards
2019 JUDGE National Association of Building Designers National Design Awards
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 JUDGE National Association for Women in Construction ‘NAWIC Awards of Excellence’
2019 JUDGE National Association of Building Designers Queensland Inc. The National Design Awards
2019 JUDGE National Association of Women in Construction National Crystal Vision AWARD.
2019 TOP 100 WOMEN “Woman of The Week” Global Movement https://www.top100women.com.au/helen-armstrong/
2016 WINNER Institute of Building Consultants ‘Women in Consultation’
2016, 2015 – JUDGE – National Association for Women in Construction ‘NAWIC Crystal Vison Awards’
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012,2011 & 2010 – JUDGE – QMBA Brisbane Region ‘Building & Construction Awards’
IBC Committee – Institute of Building Consultants QMBA
2010 – WINNER – NAWIC “Leighton Contractors AWARD” for Outstanding Achievements in Sustainable Developments
2010 – WINNER – QMBA Sunshine Coast Region ‘SUSTAINABLE LIVING AWARD’ The BUILDMORE GROUP ‘Women Into Building Housing Showcase’
2009 – WINNER – QMBA BRISBANE REGIONAL MAJOR AWARD for “WOMEN IN BUILDING”
Founder and Director of ‘House of Stars’ since 2007 , Helen’s business provides a professional service of Residential Building Energy Ratings (Star Ratings). Helen assess’s a Rating of Energy Efficiency on Proposed Residential Building Designs , identifies, develops and delivers information programs to her stakeholders and consumers on how to enhance their living standards, furthermore educates our Building Industry Associates and Affiliates.