Monthly Archives: May 2017

Energy Efficiency for your home through efficient layout design

At Energy Rating Perth, we urge our clients to include the aspect of energy efficiency early in their building design rather than adding it as an afterthought to gain a 6 star energy rating. Our energy assessors think a simple aspect like layout design (or zoning as termed in the building design process) needs to be

By |2019-12-09T14:49:51+08:00May 4th, 2017|Energy, Energy assessor|0 Comments

Ventilation can greatly improve thermal performance and reduce the need of mechanical cooling

Encouraging ventilation is an important aspect of passive cooling in a home. At Energy Rating Perth, our clients are always complaining of high electrical bills due to their cooling load. An energy assessment done by our energy assessors has usually resulted in the conclusion that the building is experiencing inadequate ventilation. Ventilation whether mechanical or

By |2017-04-18T16:35:51+08:00May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Restricting your water usage

Today our energy assessors talk about the importance of restricting your water usage. In the recent years, the government and water corporations have pushed to educate the communities on the smart use of their water habits. Drought has come over part of Australia and we need the implementation of water restrictions to ensure a dependable

By |2019-12-09T14:49:05+08:00May 2nd, 2017|Energy|0 Comments