• What is a building heat loss form factor? The compactness of a building, or the ratio of external area to floor area is an important consideration in designing a home for energy efficiency.  Taking this ratio into account ...
    Posted 19 Dec 2016, 18:23 by Donna Bartsch
  • What do house energy star ratings really mean for energy use? The House Energy Star Rating provides a guide with regard to energy use to heat and cool your new home. Each area lies within a designated climate zone, and a ...
    Posted 18 Dec 2016, 22:10 by Donna Bartsch
  • What is the Cost to Build a New Home? When looking for land one of the first questions that comes to mind is how much will it cost to build a new home.  This is logical, as you want ...
    Posted 18 Dec 2016, 19:58 by Donna Bartsch
  • 2015 HIA GreenSmart Energy Efficiency Home Winner Energy Aspect Living took home two awards and a commendation at the 2015 South Australian Housing Industry Association Awards held over the weekend.  A major win was the 2015 HIA ...
    Posted 8 Nov 2015, 21:25 by Donna Bartsch
  • Sustainable House Day 2015 Join us on the 13th September 2015 to see a newly constructed 7.9 star home at Port Noarlunga, open as part of this years Sustainable House Day.Designed and ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2015, 21:40 by Donna Bartsch
  • Finalist 2015 National HIA GreenSmart Awards Energy Aspect Living has made the finals in this years National HIA GreenSmart Awards.  A custom home, designed and built by the team at Energy Aspect Living, the home achieved ...
    Posted 26 Aug 2015, 20:06 by Donna Bartsch
  • Do star ratings for houses really matter? We share two examples so you can decide if you want your new home to reach for the stars.Reaching beyond 6 stars...The main energy use in our homes ...
    Posted 19 May 2015, 19:37 by Donna Bartsch
  • The best in the business... The best in the business at your fingertips, Energy Aspect Living is listed in the Australian House and Garden magazines Little Black Book for 2014.This year the Little Black ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2015, 22:48 by Donna Bartsch
  • Sustainable House Day at Hawthorn SA Visit Kirsten and Dave's house at Hawthorn SA and hear from home owners, architect, and builder on their experience and knowledge of undertaking a renovation of a 1920 red ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2015, 22:49 by Donna Bartsch
  • Sustainable House Day 2014 Sustainable House Day is to be held over 2 days in 2014...to give plenty of chance to those looking for ideas and inspiration to see as many homes as ...
    Posted 20 May 2014, 02:23 by Donna Bartsch
  • Timeline of energy efficient building The timeline of energy efficient housing in South Australian starts in the early 2000’s and sees legislation requirement changes over 10 years.  The last legislative change was made in ...
    Posted 22 Apr 2015, 22:48 by Donna Bartsch
  • Sanctuary profiles Cottage Character The latest issue of Sanctuary magazine profiles a home built by Energy Aspect Living.The north-facing extension to the Adelaide cottage provides flexible and energy efficient family living spaces ...
    Posted 20 May 2014, 02:25 by Donna Bartsch
  • Little Black Book Imagine having the best building and trade businesses at your fingertips.  The current issue of the Australian House and Garden magazine has done just that.  When buying Australian House and ...
    Posted 20 May 2014, 02:25 by Donna Bartsch
  • Speed Date event great success Dates were fully booked at the recent Speed Date a Sustainable Designer event held for the first time in Adelaide last weekend.The Speed Date event provided the opportunity for ...
    Posted 20 May 2014, 02:25 by Donna Bartsch
  • Date a Sustainable Designer - or should that be Builder? You can set up a date with eco builder Energy Aspect Living at the up and coming event "Date a Sustainable Designer" to be held on 24 August 2013 at ...
    Posted 20 May 2014, 02:25 by Donna Bartsch
  • Grants for new homes in SA extended... If you are looking to build a new home valued up to $400,000, there is some great news...you may be eligible for a $8,500 grant.An initiative ...
    Posted 6 Jun 2013, 21:11 by Donna Bartsch
  • EAL makes Best of the Best Builders contact book Energy Aspect Living has been listed in the Best of the Best Builders Contact Book in the July 2013 Australian House and Garden Magazine.Recognition for the award winning quality ...
    Posted 18 May 2014, 23:33 by Donna Bartsch
  • Review Solar Living 2º John and Theresa agree their house has the WOW factor – "to a large degree due to the high quality workmanship of Energy Aspect Living team and their passion for building ...
    Posted 28 May 2013, 15:54 by Donna Bartsch
  • Does our perception of future re-sale value of houses need to change? All too often we hear people asking for a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home…not because it is what they want or need, but because they expect the re-sale ...
    Posted 18 May 2014, 23:34 by Donna Bartsch
  • Building and living in an energy efficient home On Monday the 15th April 2013 join the Alternative Technology Association (ATA) to hear from both home owners and the builder of a Renewed Living project completed in the Adelaide ...
    Posted 18 May 2014, 23:37 by Donna Bartsch
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