North facing living areas increase energy efficiency, and ultimately your comfort.

FACT:

To achieve a high level of unobstructed winter sun, it is essential to choose the correct siting and orientation of your house.

Avoid placing garages, carports and other buildings on the northern side of the block.

Save $150 a year on your electricity bill.



A poorly orientated 5 star home in New South Wales requires an approximate 26% increase in heating and cooling energy load compared to a well orientated home. Assumed gas heating and electric cooling.