Energy Smart - POSTBEAM

Understanding Energy Efficient Home Design Principles

There are several important basic building design criteria which provide significant savings in energy efficiency, and these translate into reduced green house gas emissions and cheaper heating and cooling costs.

1. Energy Loss

 

Firstly it is important to understand where your home loses heat during winter and gains heat during summer.

 

2. Thermal Mass

For more information about THERMAL MASS click here

 

3. Insulation

 

 

For more information about INSULATION click here

 

3. Siting & Orientation


 

For more information about SITING & ORIENTATION click here

 

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