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Why Build Green?

You don't need to be a tree-hugging hippie or a wealthy environmentalist to choose to build an eco-friendly, energy-efficient home using sustainable materials and building practices.

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You can choose an eco-friendly and energy efficient home simply because it will prove to be a sound financial investment as well as being a beautiful home with a contemporary modern aesthetic and clever design. We all understand the concept of buying a car that is economical to run, reliable and quality built that will have a good resale value when you decide to sell. Some of the obvious benefits of an energy efficient designed home is that it will require much less energy, if any at all, to supply heat during winter and cooling during the summer months. If you go a step further and incorporate solar panels and even a battery storage system, you may never get an electricity bill again and often receive a cheque every quarter which as any financial investor would agree, that long term, the cost of such a system would pay for itself in a few years and then continue to provide a return on investment throughout the life of the system. (solar panels expected to last 30 years). To get the most out of a Solar Photovoltaic System, would require a well designed passive solar roof with optimum orientation. 

The road to responsible design depends on the efficiency of buildings and their carbon footprint. The two main building systems in eco-friendly design are either passive or active systems. Passive systems make use of the local environment, climate and sun orientation. The insulation and thermal performance of glazing and selected materials to naturally cool or heat the building for year round comfort.

The second is active systems which uses technology to achieve optimal thermal comfort, these include energy supply systems such as solar photovoltaic, or even thermal solar or wind energy to run fans and even air conditioning for cooling, or heating.        

A home that is designed logically will provide healthy comfortable living and even energy self-sufficiency to not only achieve the best conditions for the occupants but the construction of these homes is essential for a future healthy environment for our children and future generations.

Eco Concept Constructions

Bundaberg and the Sunshine Coast.

Sustainable, environmentally responsible building practices

The journey to your Eco Concept home in just 6 steps

It doesn’t have to be a stressful experience to build a new home, with Eco Concept we are here to help you enjoy the journey to building and realising your dream home.