Most Architects and Building Designers do take into consideration the orientation of a home when designing a concept for their clients. But just how important is orientating your home correctly?

The link below may be a little lengthy, but it is an excellent article. It’s written by Caitlin McGee, who was the Principal author with Dick Clarke and the late Chris Reardon as contributing authors in the “Your Home” publication. It is now acknowledged as Australia’s most comprehensive guide to environmentally sustainable homes.

If you are considering building a new home, this is an excellent place to start researching before the design process starts.

http://www.yourhome.gov.au/passive-design/orientation