Monthly Archives: March 2017


Can daylighting reduce your electricity bills?

Our energy assessors at Energy Rating Perth urge our readers to use daylighting in their building as a key strategy for passive as it can have a significant impact on you electricity bills. Allowing sunlight into your home does not only affect visual comfort but thermal comfort as well. The sun’s path of travel is

By |2017-03-30T10:50:30+08:00March 31st, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

Choosing the Best Insulation Company for You!

Previously our energy assessors at Energy Rating Perth we have mentioned the use of insulation and how it’s one of the most important ways to keep your energy costs down. So follow our 3 tips to choose the right company! Communication is the key. You want a company that not only listens to you but

By |2018-09-26T16:50:26+08:00March 30th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

Winter is coming – Are you ready for an energy efficient winter?

Our energy assessors at Energy Rating Perth urge our readers to always be climate ready. While our older homes and buildings may not be as energy efficient as the newer constructions, small steps and alterations to your activities can result in a thermally stable home without the expensive renovations. The following tips are important for

By |2018-09-26T16:52:21+08:00March 28th, 2017|Energy, Energy assessor|0 Comments

Glazing Properties and Solar Heat Transmittance

There are many types of window assemblies with a large variety of glazing types that can go into that assembly. While most designers opt for aesthetics, we at Energy Rating Perth, aim for the energy efficiency of the selected glazing as well as the cost implications. We urge our clients to be cautious when selecting

By |2017-03-27T10:05:36+08:00March 27th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

Help reduce carbon pollution!

At Energy Rating Perth, we aim to educate our clients on how to reduce environmental pollution. Carbon dioxide, methane oil, fluorinated gases, and nitrous oxide are all causes of carbon pollution, which is the biggest contributor to climate change. 84% of carbon pollution is caused from carbon dioxide alone. These fuels are used on a

By |2017-03-21T16:24:46+08:00March 26th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

Condensation. Causes and prevention?

Older buildings which may have a poor design or craftsmanship, with inadequate insulation, can result in a faulty building envelope that does not perform well with today’s energy efficiency requirements. Even for newer builds, most of our clients at Energy Rating Perth feel like once they have achieved a 6 Star energy rating, their building

By |2017-03-21T16:20:16+08:00March 25th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

Worldwide Energy Efficiency Benefits

Our energy assessors at Energy Rating Perth constantly talk about the benefits of adopting energy efficient methods to save within the home and office environment and on your electricity bills, but it goes beyond just your personal home benefits. Worldwide advancements and the push for a greener environment are happening on a daily basis. So

By |2017-03-21T16:14:14+08:00March 24th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

What is the building envelope? How does it affect your energy star rating?

Energy assessors usually take common terms we use every day for granted when explaining the energy star rating to our clients at Energy Rating Perth. One such term is building envelope which is used often enough but rarely ever understood.   The building envelope is a shell that encapsulates an interior conditioned space. It is

By |2017-03-21T16:10:38+08:00March 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A makeover for your solar panels!

Our energy assessors at Energy Rating Perth are constantly furthering their research into the advancements of energy technology and today they look into something quite astonishing. What would you say if you were told you could give your solar panels a makeover? Don’t like the look of the big board’s laying across your home roof,

By |2017-03-21T16:07:51+08:00March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments