Last updated: 01 February 2018 It’s no secret that the energy market has not been kind to customers over the last decade or so. As the poles and wires networks have been upgraded (and many would say gold-plated), consumers have borne the cost. Electricity prices have risen significantly year on year, to the point where it’s the primary cost-of-living concern for Australians, with no real relief in sight. It doesn’t help that energy retailer marketing and promotional offers are all […]
Did you know that noise pollution has been found to be a major cause of high blood pressure and heart attacks? It also acts negatively on your overall health. Your stress levels will likely increase if you are exposed to noise.
Passive construction is a relatively modern approach for building houses in Perth where its focus is energy efficiency. The house is built in such a way that it locks out the outside temperature while maintaining the desired temperature inside.
Climate change is the slow change of climatic patterns that occur all over the world. It is characterised by an annual increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as a result of constant use of fossil fuels to generate energy and produce tangible products that surround us. Construction is also a contributor to climate change.
Benefits of double glazed windows. Insulation glazing, commonly known as double glazing, is the use of two glass or wooden panes to reduce heat and sound/noise transmission. Many buildings tend to lose heat through windows and doors, but by installing double glazed windows, you will have the assurance of being comfortable in your home at all times. Aside from keeping you warmer, reducing your energy bills and keeping noise out; glazed windows have various other benefits as outlined below. Gives […]
The history of double glazing continued.. Now that you know a bit about the history of windows in general, let’s look into the history of double glazed windows. Historians believe that Scottish families who resided in large Victorian homes invented double glazed windows in an attempt to insulate their homes. They were forced to come up with a solution to keep their houses warm as door and traditional windows were not enough. Double glazing technology was later introduced in the […]
How double glazing can help with your home renovations. A number of homeowners spare not even a single dollar when it comes to their home renovation to ensure their new home is perfect. The right choice of windows can easily transform your home from dull and mediocre to the best house on the street. Many home owners don’t believe that there are ways to get the high-end finish you desire without blowing the budget. For your home renovation, installing double […]
Double glazing passive homes concept. Originally developed in Germany, Passive House is an internationally recognized standard for sustainable construction. There are now over 20,000 units in central Europe with Passive House Designers and Builders growing to other continents and a number of certified suppliers are based in Australia. Not only does the Passive House offer a realistic, cost-effective building budget but it provides a comfortable living standard while heating and cooling your home at very low energy costs. This makes […]