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Most of the display homes offered by Urbanedge homes have achieved the standard 5 star energy rating while the new display homes that use sustainable design principles have achieved a 7 star rating or higher. The greensmart display homes stands out from the normal display homes in that the greensmart display homes takes renewability to the next level.
With greensmart display homes, home owners would have lesser household running costs and greenhouse gas emissions because of the improved energy, resource, and water efficiency demonstrated by greensmart display homes.
By living in a greensmart display home, home owners would be able to enjoy various long-term benefits such as lower costs for energy and water consumption. Some of the sustainable design principles used in greensmart display homes are the use of careful solar orientation and natural ventilation methods in order to minimize the use of heating and cooling.
When using sustainable design, some of the renewable sources of energy that can be used are solar, wind, hydro, bioenergy, geothermal, and hydrogen. One of the most common applications of the use of renewable sources of energy in sustainable design is the building of passive solar buildings.
Just like what is used in greensmart display homes, passive solar buildings maintain interior thermal comfort in order to minimize the need for using active heating and cooling systems. For more information, please visit http://www.urbanedgehomes.com.au/.