Energy Efficient Design Course

An expert guide to home design that uses minimal energy for heating/cooling and daily running

Whether you are building new, owner-building or thinking about a substantial renovation, the Energy Efficient Design course will guide you through the planning and building process – ensuring you have the knowledge required to create an efficient home without compromising on design.

Our short course will explore the term ‘energy efficiency’ and explain why we should be designing with efficiency in mind. Most importantly, learn how to design a home that uses minimal energy for heating, cooling, lighting and daily running.

The Energy Efficient Design course is presented by Adrian Fratelle, Director of Ecohabit Architects and Fratelle Group. Ecohabit specialises in sustainable home design – believing it is possible to live in a home that is beautiful, ecological, and affordable.

Course Details

Duration 2.5 Hours
Time 6pm to 8.30pm
Location Home Base
Cost $70 single | $100 double
Payment Options Visa | Mastercard | Afterpay

Course Structure

  • What is energy efficiency?
  • Legislation and compliance
  • 7 Star requirements
  • Climate zones/thermal assessments
  • Orientation
  • Designing for winter sun and summer breezes
  • Heating and cooling your home
  • Glazing options
  • Building structure and insulation
  • Lighting, water heating and electrical
  • Batteries
  • Case study: local building project

Course feedback

"Very interesting and a lots of material covered."

"Great course and presenter. Useful insights and tips. Thank you."

"Learnt a lot, very interesting, helpful information, makes me want to learn more about the construction industry."

"Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter!"

"Adrian encouraged questions and was easy to talk to."

"Up to date, valuable, informative."

"Very well presented course."

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