TYPES OF INSULATION

The Right Insulation increases building energy efficiency, improves health and well-being and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Total R-Values are based on the sum of all components of the building system including indoor and outdoor air-films, building materials used in the system and air-spaces. • Bulk insulation thermal resistance is expressed
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Glazing Prices and Options

Glazing Prices and Options

We had a call here at Sustainability WA from a man we shall call Bob, who wanted some help with deciding on glazing choices in his new home in view of energy rating requirements. Bob found it rather confusing with array of glazing and insulating choices and trying to come
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6 Star Energy Ratings and Artificial Lighting Requirements

6 Star Energy Ratings and Artificial Lighting Requirements May 1st 2012 is when the minimum star rating required for residential projects will be increased to 6 stars.    There has been a lot of work going into investigating the effects this will have on the building industry by Sustainability WA,
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6-Star Energy Ratings and Ceiling Insulation Penetrations

6 Star Energy Ratings and Ceiling Insulation Penetrations May 1st 2012 is when the minimum star rating required for residential projects will be increased to 6 stars   There has been a lot of work going into investigating the effects this will have on the building industry by Sustainability WA,
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