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How to Reduce Thermal Bridging in Your Home

If you’re looking to build a high performance home, insulation is likely to be forefront in your mind. But the insulating material you use is just one part of your insulation strategy. If you want your new home to be warm and air-tight, you also need to tackle thermal bridging.

Let’s start with the basics. The […]

Why Orientation is the Secret to Creating a Zero Energy Home

If you’re aiming to build a zero energy home then renewable technologies, triple glazing, and innovative insulation techniques may be at the forefront of your mind. But there’s one secret that can help you achieve the zero energy dream and it won’t cost you a cent. It’s all to do with where and how you […]

What Is a High Performance Home?

‘High performance homes’ is a term that’s bandied around a lot. We’ve found that many people don’t really understand exactly what it means or the benefits of owning a high performance home until they’ve lived in one. So what really is a high performance home and what do you need to think about when building […]

How to Construct a High Performance Home

Here at SEED, we’re passionate about high performance homes. In fact, we live, breathe, design and build them. We love nothing more than getting feedback from clients who are amazed at how their new home exceeds all the expectations and notions they had of what a high performance home could be.

So what does it take […]

5 Ways Smart Home Technology Can Improve Your Life

Imagine arriving home on a cold, dark winter night. As you turn in off the highway, the driveway instantly lights up in front of you. The front door clicks open as you approach, inviting you to step into your warm, cozy house. The lights dim to a soft glow and soothing tunes stream from the hidden […]