E-Book Series – House Siting and Solar Access

The siting and orientation of a building is essential in achieving good solar access and hence good energy efficiency. The house needs to be designed according to the site and must respond to site-specific conditions to maximise free solar energy.  This E-Book will...

E-BOOK SERIES – GOOD WINDOW DESIGN

Good window design is so important when designing and renovating a home.  Not only do windows let in light and provide a connection to the outdoors but they can also contribute to the passive heating, cooling and thermal comfort of your house.  When located correctly...

E-BOOK SERIES – THERMAL MASS

In this edition, Thermal Mass, you will learn what thermal mass is and how it can be used to improve the thermal comfort of the occupants in your home.  A well positioned thermal mass will naturally heat your home to a comfortable level while saving you money on...

E-BOOK SERIES – ADEQUATE INSULATION

In this edition, Adequate Insulation, you will learn about the importance of insulating your house properly and the impact it can make to the thermal comfort of the occupants and your power bills. This eBook discusses different types of insulation, proper installation...

E-BOOK SERIES – SUSTAINABLE FEATURES 101

Welcome to the first part of our Sustainable Design E-book Series.  In this edition, Sustainable Features 101, you will learn the fundamentals of designing energy efficient homes. Please feel free to flick through our e-book or download it for future reference. Click...