Building material options

With so much choice when it comes to materials from which to build your home, it would be easy if there was one material that stood above the rest to make your home energy efficient.  Unfortunately there is no one material that is better than others when it comes to building a sustainable or eco home, as there are a number of factors to consider.  The answer is often a combination of different materials that are carefully selected and located in the home design to enable your home to perform, as well as look great. 

So whilst some of the material selections for your new home comes down to personal preference, some selections may come down to structural requirements, some with regard to cost, and others to assist your home to perform to its best for energy efficient living.

Structural options

There are a number of choices when it comes to materials that form the structure of your home.  Find out more...

External cladding options

A home may use a combination of different external cladding options.  Find out more...

Windows and Glazing

There are lots of options when it comes to windows and glazing, and the decision can have a significant impact on the energy efficient performance of your home. 
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Internal finishes

Internal finishes of your home are very much a personal choice, and there are many many options and configurations. Find out more...


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External cladding by Energy Aspect Living

Interior finishes by Energy Aspect Living