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Modern homes trapping heat ‘like a plastic bag’ – ABC News

ABC News is throwing light on a disturbing trend in modern housing developments. An article by Malcolm Sutton  points out that the current building code encourages developers toward energy efficient housing options – which sounds great – but the result is lots of insulation and  little in the way of natural ventilation.  Because of this, these homes rely on the use of air conditioning to cool them down in the scorching Australian summers, as all the airtight insulation doesn’t let the building cool down overnight. 

One of BEC’s key focuses in our design process is ESD; a focus which is demonstrated in our use of glazing and passive cooling design as we aim to lead the industry toward a greener standard of design.

Read the full story here.

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Clifftop House – Latest Photos

The guys at Joe Adsett Architects have released some absolutely stunning photos of our combined ‘Clifftop House’ project and we’re so excited to share them!

Click here to check out the latest photos of this award-winning project.

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2017 Christmas Retreat

Just prior to the closing up for the year, the whole office piled into a convoy of 4WDs for our annual Christmas retreat.  We headed to Noosa North Shore this year and got some great photos from it; hit the title to check ’em out!

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Julia Creek Sneak Peek

Work is progressing with our Julia Creek Aerodrome project, and we are getting some gorgeous photos out of it! They are just too good to keep to ourselves so enjoy this sneak peak of the project now. More details to come, watch this space.

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