Building a new house is always exciting. As you know your requirements and have few performance expectations from your new home creates an opportunity to go for a customised floor plan. If you want to be heavily involved in each step of building process, already looking for land with decent neighbourhood and proximity to school, park and shops than customise home option is just for you.
It is important for homes be designed or modified to ensure that the occupants remain thermally comfortable with minimal auxiliary heating or cooling in the climate where they are built. Passive design — working with the climate, not against it — is an important component, as are energy efficient heating and cooling systems, and smart behavior by the occupants.