Tips for building a new home

Save money with your choice of windows

Mark Bryson - Friday, August 12, 2016

Having double glazing installed is one of the key ways of achieving cheaper energy bills. Double glazing not only reduces your energy bills but also provides a more comfortable and quieter home with fewer condensation problems and heightened security. 
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Fire pits

Mark Bryson - Friday, August 28, 2015

Berstan Homes have currently been asked by many clients for fire pits. A fire pit can easily be made from Austral retaining wall blocks which are the perfect shape. 
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Simple ways of saving in winter

Mark Bryson - Thursday, July 02, 2015

Many home owners have doors open in their homes to rooms they don't use so an easy way of saving some serious money is to close the doors to these rooms. 
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Jet Master gas fires

Mark Bryson - Monday, June 29, 2015

Berstan Homes uses and recommends Jet Master gas fires in all their homes.
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New home heating and cooling

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

New home heating and cooling. 
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Energy savings with heating and cooling in new home builds

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, July 09, 2014
We are currently using a Brivis gas add on system that works both heating and cooling. The system uses the same ductwork and only uses electricity for the fans and the cost savings are significant. The system offers refrigerated air conditioning and is very efficient.  
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