What is a high performance home?

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07 May 2020

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Maximising passive solar gain, natural ventilation and effective insulation are just some of the many varied techniques used in conjunction to create high performance homes.
Insulating cladding, like these Thermomass panels from Balcrom, can help improve a building's overall thermal envelope.
Insulating cladding, like these Thermomass panels from Balcrom, can help improve a building's overall thermal envelope.
Sealing the building wrap with products like Oneseal from Thermakraft pays huge dividends in keeping a home warm.
Sealing the building wrap with products like Oneseal from Thermakraft pays huge dividends in keeping a home warm.
Homestar rated houses perform better than those constructed only with the building code in mind.
Homestar rated houses perform better than those constructed only with the building code in mind.