Client Books Homestar - New Zealand Green Building Council - Page 43

Designer Bob Burnett A smaller, well-planned house will cost less to build and save on energy and running costs long term Bob Burnett, Homestar Assessor cial. Eaves are an example of this, having been in and out of favour, hough correctly sized eaves offer much-needed protection and nt overheating from north and west glazing. lability of better double-glazed wood and uPVC windows in on to thermally broken aluminium joinery is another important opment, both technically and aesthetically. ndows are important because they are a weak point in the thermal ope. If they are incorrect in size, orientation or specification, your won’t be energy efficient,” he says. has designed homes that have achieved 7 and 8 Homestar, and as pr