Building Sustainably in the 21st Century

Sustainability is no longer a passing buzz-word, it’s an expectation
At Thompson Sustainable Homes, we live and breath sustainability.  If you think sustainable living is far too costly, think again!  The fact is, most home buyers come to us on affordability, and we give them sustainability as a bonus!

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The importance of energy-efficient homes cannot be overstated in the pursuit of a greener and more sustainable future. At Thompson Sustainable Homes, we are committed to revolutionising how homes are built, ensuring they provide unparalleled comfort and minimise environmental impact. Let’s delve into how sustainability is reshaping the housing landscape 

Understanding Energy Efficiency 

An energy-efficient home goes beyond mere construction; it’s about creating a living space that offers optimal thermal comfort without excessive reliance on heating and cooling systems. This philosophy aligns perfectly with Thompson Sustainable Homes’ vision of building eco-friendly dwellings that prioritise the well-being of occupants while reducing energy consumption. 

Compliance with Energy Efficiency Standards 

Since introducing minimum energy efficiency laws in 2003, Thompson Sustainable Homes has been at the forefront of compliance with these regulations. Under the National Construction Code (NCC), our homes undergo rigorous assessments using various methods, including modelling, deemed-to-satisfy criteria, and expert opinion, ensuring they meet or exceed energy efficiency standards. 

Leveraging NatHERS for Sustainable Design 

Through the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS), we strive to achieve a minimum 6-star energy rating, indicative of superior thermal performance and reduced energy consumption. We utilise BERS Pro software to provide accurate star rating assessments for our Class 1 dwellings. 

Cost-Effective Solutions for Enhanced Efficiency 

When a home falls short of the minimum energy efficiency requirements, Thompson Sustainable Homes works hand in hand with our clients to implement cost-effective solutions. Whether it involves improving insulation, optimising glazing solutions, or incorporating shading strategies, we aim to enhance thermal efficiency without compromising design aesthetics or functionality. 

Despite our commitment to sustainability, we remain competitively priced, ensuring that eco-friendly living is accessible to all. From initial design consultations to final inspections, we offer a comprehensive suite of services, guiding homeowners through every step of the sustainable building process. 

Our unwavering commitment to sustainability, Thompson Sustainable Homes, leads the charge towards a greener, more sustainable future. By prioritising energy efficiency, we create comfortable and cost-effective homes to live in and contribute to a healthier planet for generations to come. Join us in building a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow with Thompson Sustainable Homes. Download our Fact Sheet today to help build your new home sustainably! 

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