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Energy Efficient Homes

Energy efficient homes are designed to reduce excess energy consumption and the demand for non-renewable resources, while providing healthier living conditions and longer term cost savings.

For a new build this means considering things like building materials, the positioning of the house, and waste reduction, both during the build and the ongoing living arrangements

 

What Are Energy Efficient Homes?

 

Energy efficient homes are designed in such a way so as to reduce excess energy consumption and the demand for non-renewable resources, while providing healthier living conditions and longer term cost savings.

For a new build this means considering things like building materials, the positioning of the house, and waste reduction, both during the build and the ongoing living arrangements.

 

What Makes An Energy Efficient House?

There are many factors that influence the energy efficiency of a home; it is these things combined that make up the ideal energy efficient house. However both new and existing homes can be improved using a variety of energy efficient strategies and products.

Insulation

Good home health starts with good insulation, enjoy a warmer, drier and healthier home by ensuring top quality insulation throughout the home. 

Heating and Cooling

How big are the rooms and how often do they need to be heated? Working out the size and type of heating devices is needed for each room, how much they cost to run and the longer term environmental impacts of each option is vital on any new build.

Windows

Double glazing is the norm but thinking about maximising the sun will add to your homes natural warmth and its ability to retain this free heat.

Water Heating

Water heating contributes to a large portion of your electricity bill, making smart choices now based on your usage, available heating methods and long term environmental impact can make this more cost effective.

Lighting

Energy efficient LED lighting also has a very long life span and uses substantially less electricity.

Appliances

Building a new home is the perfect time to investigate the best energy efficient appliances to suit your needs. It’s as simple as making an informed choice.

As part of our bespoke design process we will discuss as these aspects and incorporate everything you want in your personal home plans

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