Monthly Archives: December 2015

Landscape Design

Whether owning a beautiful urban or country side home, a neglected landscape area or yard can ruin the overall impression. The aim of the outside landscape is to complement the house designs and perhaps add to your overall investment. landscape, garden tips, house plans, architect's tips, archid architecture

Fireplaces – Necessary?

Fireplaces & Your Home Comfort

Nothing will make your home more unique than the warmth and style of a fireplace.  A fireplace will be your home’s central gathering point and its design, style and colour will be the foundation to the rest of your house and home decor.  Thoughtful planning and design will ensure your fireplaces...

SANS 10400 – Building Regulations South Africa

SANS 10400 - HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE COMPLIANCE?

From the actual wording of regulation SANS 10400 is indeed guaranteed to achieve compliance regulations and requirements for energy efficiency in buildings. The first thing you need to do in order to comply with the energy regulations then you have to start with the SANS 10400 XA...

Energy Efficiency & SANS 10400-XA

Energy Efficiency, SANS 10400-XA, fenestration, energy calculationsINTRODUCTION - Energy Efficiency.

Following the current status, the South African national electricity grid and energy usage is under pressure, since the limited supply is struggling to keep up with the growing demand. Usually, the cost of generating electricity from coal...