28 Mar, 2021

Colour Choice is Important! Here's what you Need to Know

Colour choice serves more purpose than enhancing your home’s design. From a passive design perspective, it’s essential as it can absorb or reflect light. In the case of this passive ho ...

23 Mar, 2021

Bricks and thermal mass and how these are related to building your passive home in Perth.

Building a passive solar home doesn’t mean compromising on style!Bricks can be used for a range of reasons, first and foremost it has wonderful aesthetic appeal! This choice of brick pictures was ch ...

21 Mar, 2021

How Window Selection and Installation can Contribute to Passive Solar Design

One of the easiest ways to achieve passive design is through proper window installation. As windows play a crucial role in passive design, the choice was made to use thermally broken aluminium windo ...

18 Mar, 2021

The role climate plays in your solar passive home design and new build, and considerations for building in the Perth region.

In Australia there are eight main climate zones which all have different characteristics which need to be considered when designing your new home. In addition to considering the climate you live in, y ...

14 Mar, 2021

A Snapshot of our Passive Solar Design Case-Study

Here’s a quick throwback to an incredible passive solar design home that our team created for a client. This home in Hazelmere has an 8.8 energy rating. This was due to our team’s effort ...

9 Mar, 2021

What is Passive Design and why you should be seriously considering it for your new home in Perth and choosing us as your builder?

Did you know that in Australia energy use in homes from heating and cooling accounts for approximately 40% of the home’s energy use?!Passive design when building your home has far reaching benefits ...