Mini indoor Garden Ideas to Green Your Home

When the summer ends and all the colors outdoor turn from green to all shades of red and orange, you will need to bring some life into your home. It doesn’t matter if it’s just one potted plant, an entire indoor garden or a mini garden (if you are lacking space), the feeling of refreshment […]

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Design Your Own Home Architecture: List of 10 Free/Cheap 3D Home Design Programs

Thinking about a design for your new home and looking for software to visualise your design ideas? For this article, we take a look at 10 of the best programs for budding residential architects to design their own home. All of the 3D home design programs are either free or under $100. We’ve done the […]

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Design Tips – Thermal Mass

           Thermal mass is a critical component of passive solar design, and probably the most misunderstood. The role of thermal mass is to effectively stabilise interior temperatures at all tims of the year, and this at zero running cost, which makes it most attractive. But how does it work? 1.       What is thermal mass? We […]

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