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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

What is Passive Building Design?

At Energy Rating Perth, we believe in including energy efficient building design methods into the building design in its early stages. Passive building design refers to designing a building that is not only in accordance but takes advantage of the climate it is placed in. Using passive design and passive solar design tactics can greatly

By |2017-04-18T16:16:27+08:00April 30th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

How to remedy and prevent a building from overheating in the summers

Our clients at Energy Rating Perth that either live in an older building or have been subject to poor construction practices may find their building underperforming in the summers and overheating. This is evident from the indoor discomfort and the sky rocketing high electrical bills running those energy hungry air conditioners. The following steps can

By |2018-09-26T16:40:58+08:00April 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

LED Technology

It’s pasted all over the energy efficiency world that in this modern age LED’s are the way to go but does anyone go into detail about this technology? Let's look further into this design and see what we can discover. LED’s can have a lifespan of up to around 20 years and are becoming more

By |2018-09-26T16:41:25+08:00April 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How can your lawn help improve the thermal comfort of your home?

At Energy Rating Perth, we aim to provide clients with every probable solution to help improve the thermal performance of their homes.  A large number of clients at Energy Rating Perth might not recognise the importance of landscaping and the ability of your home to achieve thermal comfort. Trees can provide shading on the walls

By |2018-09-26T16:41:59+08:00April 27th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

Avoid underperforming insulation at all costs!

At Energy Rating Perth, we go beyond simply completing a 6 star energy rating, we can give advice on how to ensure that you avoid building defects that can be an expensive exercise to rectify. Ensuring an efficient building envelope is key to a thermally stable home. Insulation can give your home the thermal resistance

By |2018-09-26T16:42:39+08:00April 26th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments

How much can you really save?

Our energy assessors at Energy Rating Perth want to inform our clients about how simple changes around your home can help you can save on your electricity bills. These minor changes may seem trivial and you may not think twice after they are made, but just so you can see the savings you would be

By |2017-04-18T15:51:41+08:00April 25th, 2017|Energy|0 Comments