What is Energy Efficiency? Green Star? Sustainability?
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Lots are getting smaller and the ability to design a house that incorporates passive design is becoming progressively difficult. It has been noted that there are several core factors in the design process that are to be considered, there is orientation, materialistic factors such as thermal mass, ventilation, insulation, shading and glazing to be well thought out. However the chosen lot to build on can make it hard for a designer or architect and will have to work with its given location and orientation…
Double glazing salesmen weave stories about unbeatable thermal insulation and improved efficiency of heating and cooling systems with noise attenuation thrown in as an added bonus. In the face of relentless promotion of double glazed windows as the answer to all energy efficiency needs, it is little wonder that a number of myths have emerged.
Builders, Designers, Architects and the like can influence their clients to create something that can make a sustainable difference rather than just another building, or extension. By ensuring the above is well considered during the design stage this can be achieved at minimum cost. Greater knowledge and understanding about how to make adjustments and provisions to a project can make a difference to the clients ongoing costs in the long run.