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Being partially or completely independent from regular energy sources (electricity) is something everyone would love, but not everyone knows that this is completely possible these days. Magical worn in this is: solar energy. Using solar energy and light has reached the level where entire home can function without any additional energy source. Modern solar panels...
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Central heating is the central production of warmth for a home or building. Heated water is pumped to radiators all over the home. If you live in a colder climate, with cold winters when the temperature falls under 2 degrees, you will need heating in your home – and what better choice is there than...
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Why Choose The Brick to Build Your House? The brick has been used as a primary building material in domestic structures for well over several centuries.  A house is our most valuable possession that could cost a fortune depending on type of material used to build it. It is therefore best to keep all building...
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There are many advantages to buying house plans online. When you buy online, you are able to browse thousands of possible sizes, styles and layout of homes, which typically give you the option of making small customization to every building plan. This method will end up costing you much less than you would pay to...
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TYPES OF GLASS. Despite the fact that a typical man in the street may see no difference between the glass used at the grocery store and at his house, there exist some difference between these two kinds of glasses. Case in point, you may think that a table glass is one and the same with...
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WHY DOUBLE GLAZED FRAMES? In order to understand this area, the section has been broken down into a sequence of subtopics. Each and every of these have been aimed at explaining what double glazing actually is and what are the considerations when you may want to invest in double glazing.  Architects and other construction professionals...
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BUILDING INSULATION AND WINDOWS These days when you plan on considering a window replacement or even a first time window installation, there are a number of things which you have to bear in mind about windows. These have been summarized here in terms of some of the most commonly frequently asked...
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SANS 10400  -XA – COMPLIANCE THROUGH REFERENCE BUILDING ROUTE. Usually, this is an alternative in the event that the SANS 10400 – XA Prescriptive option somehow poses a lot of technical difficulties. In such a case, the architect or developer may actually decide to use the energy modelling route (the Reference Building Route). Most of...
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SANS 10400 – XA COMPLIANCE VIA THE PRESCRIPTIVE ROUTE. Since this option does not actually require the appointment of a Competent Person – Energy (SANS 10400-xa), then this is the method which most architects are most likely to adopt on the long run. Mostly, the younger architects are the ones who are going to favour...
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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...
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