For helpful advice

and guidance to support your informed energy choices, check out:

How will you heat and power your natural home?

The best source of energy is that which requires minimum technology or

moving parts, such as sunlight in a south facing room,

heat stored and released in thermal mass materials or wood burning in a stove.



A build requires energy in many forms.


Embodied energy in materials and production.


Energy used in transportation and construction.


Energy used in the building’s lifetime, including space and water heating.


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