Following are some of our top tips for making smarter lifestyle choices in designing your home:
Step 1: Do your research
- i.e. Must haves, wish list, budget, save on long term running costs, increase resale value etc
Step 2: Choose the best house orientation for your climate.
- Maximise natural light
- Avoid summer heat
- Capture winter warmth
Step 3: Be aware of easements.
Step 4: Use eaves for passive solar control.
- Summer sun
- Winter sun
Step 5: Use of quality insulation keeps you:
- Warmer in winter
- Cooler in summer
- and reduces your energy cost.