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Tips for creating an energy efficient design for your dream home

by Smith Maxwell Smith Maxwell

Energy efficient home building is in hot demand currently. Not only does in help it helps in regulating the use of energy, it is a clean green concept which is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, especially in Australia.

Building energy efficient homes depends on the area where your house will be located. A custom builder can optimize your house for the best energy efficiency depending on your budget and resources available. However, a little research can go a long way in creating an energy efficient home.


Plan in advance

Let your custom builder know that you are going to make energy efficiency of your home as a priority. The design should be made accordingly, for example natural ventilation should be a priority and the use of natural light should be a considered. There are many other suggestions a custom builder can suggest for you, which will not affect the budget.

Don’t compromise on Insulation


Installing proper insulation is the key to achieving an energy efficient home. There are many ways to improving the insulating qualities of your home. For installing double glazed windows, using quality heat absorbing glass, and modifying the roof so that it absorbs less heat etc. Again, a custom builder can offer the best advice.


Make roof suitable for installing solar panels


Australia has a high proportion of sunny days.  And is well suited for building energy efficient homes. You can design your roof so that it that can support the installation of solar panels here for capturing the sunshine and generating renewable.


Use the daylight


Your custom builder can offer you great design ideas according to the position of the site and how you can make best use the available daylight. Also you may plan for using energy efficient lights so that you can lower your energy bills. Furthermore correct position of windows and doors will help maximize light.


Look for heating design


Heating is a major energy expense, especially during the winter season.  

Thanks to the Serenity Homes for sharing these ideas on energy efficient and renovative home design for Adelaide.

These are the basic tips you may try for making your energy efficient home. Look for a competent custom builder in your area to get valuable suggestion and assistance in this niche.  


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Created on Feb 18th 2019 06:35. Viewed 146 times.

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