Bushfire Donations

  Leaving the house this morning the temperature was only 12 degrees with rain drizzling down on me.  After all the hot weather we have had recently, this is giving me hope. Hope, that maybe all the collective prayers and thoughts have helped, and that mother nature...

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...