Climate responsive design could cut down energy used for heating and cooling to almost zero. Designing for today’s climate is important, as new homes built presently and in the future expect to see constant changes in the Australian climate.

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With the summer season now slowly winding up, it’s a good time to reflect on the thermal performance of your home from the past few months... In the ideally designed home, you will answer ‘No’ to each of these questions, with your home remaining at a comfortable temperature year round.

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Materials and BASIX: AAC

By Jamie Bonnefin • October 28, 2016

Materials and BASIX: AAC

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Who Do You Want Doing Your BASIX Assessment?

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Eaves and Thermal Comfort

By Jamie Bonnefin • September 23, 2016

A building’s access to sunlight is one of the leading factors contributing to its thermal comfort. Understand how this impacts Energy Ratings in Australia.

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In the field of ESD and Energy ratings, two terms which constantly appear are the U and R values of products, but what do these mean? Find out more here.

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At Certified Energy we love helping our clients create greener buildings without it hurting the piggy bank. 4 tips to improve your NatHERS star rating.

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6 Design Tips for a 6 Star NatHERS assessment

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The NCC requires all new residential dwellings in Australia to achieve a minimum of a 6 Star Rating NatHERS approved software. (Excl. New South Wales)

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5 tried and proven tips that will go a long way to avoid specifying double glazing on your next NatHERS or Section J project. Let us know how we can help?

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