3 Building Tips to A Cozy House

11 April 2022

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Tropical regions like South Asia, South East Asia, and Africa have subtropical climates throughout most of their countries. These regions endure an extended period of heat throughout the year. When we talk about comfort and coziness in these regions, this largely means lowering the temperature during the dry season.

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Though it may appear rather straightforward at first glance, many elements actually go into consideration such as temperature, wind speed, humidity or moisture, and activities to be performed in the area. Some of these are environmental and some are human controlled. For instance, we might desire to hit the beach when the weather is not too hot. The wind might be strong but if it is too humid, we will feel uncomfortable.

This discomfort is often solved by staying in air-conditioned rooms where the wind and temperature can be controlled, however doing so too frequently causes the electricity bill to rise.

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When building partitions, we ought to consider materials with low heat accumulation values. Painting external walls in light or bright colors may also give the walls an extra layer of efficient heat deflection.

1. Heat Shield Technology

SCG Aluminium Foil Sheet for heat reflection and Insulation for heat protection.

The parts of the house you can affect with this are the roof, ceiling and partitions. When the sun shines, it strikes the roof first which is on the top of the house and has the largest exposed surface area.

The installation of SCG Thermal Insulation can protect a home from heat directly. With Heat Protection and Reflection, it can reflect up to 95% of UV.

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2. Ventilation

Building ventilation into your roof can help naturally mitigate heat absorption and save you energy and money. Build a high gable roof that allows heat to rise to the upper level where you’ve built an air ventilation compartment or installed Eaves Liner, or build a two-step roof for ventilation between each roof step.

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3. Greenery

Proper green landscaping around the house creates a fresh and shaded atmosphere. Vertical Gardens are suitable for homes with limited space. They are easy to care for and you can select the plants according to your preference and need.

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Consider careful landscaping and greenery around your home.

Not only is there a strong visual appeal to the splash of green this adds to your home’s aesthetic, but plants naturally cool the areas around them dropping the ambient temperature around your home significantly.

Ultimately, comfort and coziness does not depend on any one factor. It requires the careful coordination of all the factors above.

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