Do You Know How Leaky Your House Is? See The CSIRO Report Here

One of the major determinants of a homes ability to maintain a temperature is its air tightness. We all know about opening our windows at night during summer and closing them in the morning. What happens during winter?. What about winter where we want to stop cold draughts? A well built home, with windows and…

Not Being Energy Efficient Hurts Profits

Did you know the commercial building and sales industry often leads the way with reforms which eventually flow through to the residential market? On the industry side this has occured over the last few years with the Work Health and Safety Act, as a whole Commercial building embraced the new legislation, with residential lagging behind. The…

Australian Government Putting Its Money Where Its Mouth Is on Energy Efficiency

Its great to see that the Australian Government is willing to support construction of Energy Efficient Housing.  This a great step forward for social housing, and the support shown by the government will flow through to new home owners investing in Energy Efficiency. It gives you, as a prospective new home owner, confidence that your…

Did You Know The Home Battery Revolution Has Already Started?

Its been a hot topic with a lot of our knew homes since January 2015.  Clients have been asking for their solar inverters to be battery ready.  Last night ABC’s Catalyst program aired an episode all about the current uptake of Batteries for domestic power consumption.  The link is at the end of this to…

Phase Change Material – The 21st century improvement on Brick

Our Belair project will be benefiting from BioPCM insulation.   So what is it? Phase Change Material….whats that you ask? Its a product that actively works to maintain the temperature inside your building. Traditional insulation works like a barrier to slow down the transfer of heat from outside to inside, or vice versa.   BioPCM…