Tips to building an energy efficient house

There are many features that can be included when designing and building a home to be sustainable or environmentally friendly. As an added bonus, heating and cooling costs are reduced which also reduces the impact on the greater environment.

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There are many features that can be included when designing and building a home to be sustainable or environmentally friendly. The following list gives many features that when incorporated can greatly increase star ratings and make a house much friendlier to live in. As an added bonus, heating and cooling costs are reduced which also reduces the impact on the greater environment.

Different climates will need an emphasis on different areas like window size and insulation so make sure you understand your area when designing your house. The list below works well in the cooler southern states of Australia. Continue reading “Tips to building an energy efficient house”