Energy efficient buildings

New Urbanism is about beautiful, energy efficient cities. This page is about how to design energy efficient homes, apartments, and offices. They use 90% less energy to heat and cool, while being fantastically comfortable even in the worst Australian heatwave or freezing Canadian winter.

Energy efficient suburban homes

Undecided explains the principles (which seems to focus on suburban homes but can be applied to eco-apartments as well).

Energy efficient tall building standards – LEEDS, BREEAM, eco-architecture software – and growing bricks out of fungus?

The Australian government site explains Passive Solar homes for Aussie conditions at:-

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