ABOUT BLUE ECO HOMES
ABOUT BLUE ECO HOMES
With a passion for building and the World Heritage area that is the Blue Mountains, Joe Mercieca had a vision to build sustainable quality homes, with minimal impact on the environment – both during construction and when occupied. This was the catalyst for Blue Eco Homes.
With an aim to reduce environmental impact both during construction and habitation of their homes, Blue Eco Homes continues to pioneer sustainable innovations in the building industry. We work with local designers to build sustainable residential and commercial properties simply not offered by traditional builders.
Family Owned and Operated
As a family-owned and managed business, we place great pride in delivering quality work and a high level of personal service.
We maintain high quality sustainable construction standards, and a dedication to providing positive service and outcomes for clients.
Word-of-mouth and follow-on work is testament to our quality of work, and positive relationships with our clients, suppliers and contractors.
Two fundamental principles underpin our business:
- To be recognised by our industry and peers as the “standard-setter” in new architect designed, environmental residential and commercial construction
- To conduct business with integrity, social and environmental awareness and fairness to all parties
Our core values are:
- To always act with integrity
- To respect our environment and community
- To be dependable and accountable, and
- To demonstrate creativity and commitment.
Our Certifications and Accreditations
- Australian Passive House Association Member
- Certified Passive House Tradesperson
- Certified Master Builders Association Green Living Builder
- Accredited Housing Industry Association GreenSmart Builder
- Master Builders Association of NSW Member
- Housing Industry Association of NSW Member
- NSW Business Chamber Member
- Blue Mountains Business Chamber Member
About Joe Mercieca
With over 30 years’ experience in commercial and residential construction, Joe’s expertise and passion in the building industry has been instrumental in the growth of Blue Eco Homes. Prior to rebranding to Blue Eco Homes in 2010, Joe initially established Joe Mercieca Constructions in 2003 following his success working for a large construction company.
His leadership skills have seen the business grow while his considered approach to the needs and motivation of his clients and his genuine desire for quality and sustainable construction has resulted in many successful and award-winning projects.
Armed with a strong belief that ‘no challenge is too big’, Joe is leading the way in sustainable construction. He is involved in various influential construction boards to encourage the education and development of current industry bodies, staff and regulations. Joe’s desire to educate and equip others in sustainable building extends into staffing as well. He strongly promotes construction to high school leavers and takes on work experience for high schoolers where possible. Many of Joe’s staff have begun as apprentices and moved on to management and other career progressions as a result of his training.
Motivated by relationships with people over money, Joe is hands on with clients to ensure their needs are met and they get their dream sustainable home built!
About Merylese Mercieca
As Business Manager, Co-founder and Occupational Health Nurse for Blue Eco Homes, Merylese is responsible for the company’s business operations, the staff and the health effects of current building standards. Her background as a senior Respiratory Nurse, has given her a different perspective to the health and wellbeing of people. As well as a Master’s degree in Health Science from the University of Western Sydney, Merylese also holds a Cert IV in Carbon Management.
As a believer in the growth and sustainability of the business, Merylese understands the key factor to success starts with the people: staff, clients and the wider community;
It is this belief that has seen Merylese source and provide both professional and personal development opportunities for all the staff at Blue Eco Homes, to ensure a continually growing and improving team.
With the development and maintenance of the company’s Management System to International ISO standards, Merylese has ensured clients are provided with the highest standard of quality and environmental service.
Outside of Blue Eco Homes Merylese remains involved and passionate about the broader business and general community, as a valued member of various business networks, construction groups, community groups and reputable charities.
Merylese’s intelligence, honesty and drive to succeed is essential in the day-to-day and long-term success of Blue Eco Homes. Labelled a ‘veritable powerhouse’ when awarded the Housing Industry Association (HIA) Australian Business Partner Award in 2017, Merylese has always wanted to provide a strong direction in the sustainability of Blue Eco Homes. With a vision to build on the strong reputation as a high-quality construction business, she has a passion to show Blue Eco Homes can protect the environment and promote sustainable, healthy living.