When trees that had previously provided a welcome source of shade were removed from in front of Mount Beauty Tourist Information Centre / Alpine Shire Council building in Victoria, the windows were left unprotected from the harsh effects of the sun. The significant heat difference rendered parts of the centre unusable during summer months as … Continued
Summer is almost a universally happy time of year for most people. Almost. The sunshine, long days and warm nights. The barbies with friends and family. The holidays at the beach, mountains, bush or lake. The sound of the bat – or the beer – cracking at the ballpark. The familiar and delightful sights and … Continued
The small town of Aireys Inlet can be found nestled beside the Southern Ocean of Victoria on Australia’s world famous Great Ocean Road and Dr Roderic Nathan is lucky enough to call it home. Seeking to maximise the performance of the windows in his dining / living room by improving occupant comfort and reducing energy … Continued
Want to Upgrade Your Windows to Maximise Energy Efficiency but Don’t Know Where to Start?
Glazing of both windows and doors is what allows the outside environment to interact with the interior of the house, a relationship that can be both good and bad. It’s good when we open doors and windows up to allow cool summer breezes inside, but it’s bad when all that glass sucks the warmth out … Continued