House Design, Technology

Where To Place CCTV Cameras At Home

The effectiveness of a security camera depends on where it is placed. When the cameras are in the correct places, it will protect the property and will keep intruders away. If you place your cameras in areas where people won’t pass or attempt to enter, they won’t provide much security. Before you install your security cameras, you should do a…

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Efficiency, House Design

Energy Efficient House Design

With increasing energy costs a real possibility in the future, energy efficient house design is becoming increasingly important. Anyone designing or building an energy efficient home should consider these key points: 1) Proper Orientation You can lower heating and cooling costs by orientating your house appropriately to make the most of passive solar gain, while at the same time minimizing…

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Efficiency, House Design

Efficient Home Building Materials

Here are some things you should consider when selecting efficient home building materials for the construction of a new home or renovation project. 1. Efficient and Sustainable Flooring Generally speaking, there are two options when it comes to laying the foundational floor. Those are a concrete slab and traditional timber platform. • Slabs are often used in heavily trafficked areas…

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