Category: Sustainable Design

Choose your new hot water system wisely

Every household uses the water heater several times throughout the day. Water heating accounts for a large proportion of household energy use. When you talk efficiency, solar and gas hot water systems are more energy efficient and less expensive to


How a solar power electricity system works.

A solar power system is made up of the following components:   1. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panels These are the most expensive part of the system and will typically make up 60% of the cost of the system. They simply


Eaves, glass and insulation work wonders and can reduce your bills.

A roof with eaves is a cheap and effective way to help keep your home cool in summer. The eaves help shade walls and windows from the high angle summer sun. Eaves work particularly well on the north side, providing