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No one wants to be un­com­fort­ably hot or cold dur­ing ex­tremes of weather but we’re less in­ter­ested in turn­ing up the air con­di­tioner and fo­cus­ing more on the ben­e­fits of pas­sive de­sign. Whether it’s deep eaves or a well­po­si­tioned al­fresco area, like this one from the Kew 27 by Eden Brae (above), cre­at­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties to shade in­door ar­eas and boost cross ven­ti­la­tion is some­thing more home­own­ers are look­ing to cap­i­talise on. While some are driven by en­vi­ron­men­tal con­cerns or a de­sire to be bet­ter con­nected to the out­doors, for many it’s about keep­ing en­ergy costs down. More eden­brae­

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