Optimal Use Of Thermal Mass

How to locate thermal mass Thermal mass needs to be situated correctly and needs to work in combination with passive solar design and good performing insulation, otherwise it can have negative effects and even increase the need for heating and cooling. Thermal mass...

Thermal Comfort and Star Ratings

As explained in our previous article about thermal mass: the perception of temperature is more important than the temperature itself, when it comes to comfort. In Australia, energy rating assessments are done pre-construction, assuming competent application of...