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Benefit For All

Apr 6, 2015 | News

Ecological and sustainable construction will not only benefit our environment it will benefit your hip pocket. There are many ways we can make your home more energy efficient with lower running costs.

This is referred to as a Green building or Sustainable construction.

It is the application of renewable energy sources, passive design, energy efficient fixtures and appliances, rainwater harvesting and most of all an educated occupant.

Building Green begins with the design and planning of your home. The design is absolutely crucial to a home’s performance. It depends greatly on the orientation of your home, the thermal mass of materials in the construction of your home.

There are many sustainable professionals out there that can guide you in the right direction such as Sustainable architects, Accredited Sustainable Builders, Sustainable Consultants and many more who can help you with construction of your Sustainable home.

When selecting materials for your Sustainable home you might want to consider the embodied energy of the product and the possibilities for recycling the product years and years down the track. The sources of the product are also important to ensure the timber is sustainably forested and sourced from ethical mines.

We are becoming more conscious of what is going on in the world and people don’t want to exploit one another any longer and least of all our environment.

‘Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children.’

– Kenyan Proverb

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