Mark Higham has recently undergone additional training, upgrading his existing Homestar Practitioner status to Homestar Designer.
The latest version of Homestar offers a new operational energy and carbon modelling tool with targets aligned to MBIE’s Building for Climate Change framework. Combined with updated requirements to ensure a healthy, comfortable indoor environment and, also accounting for embodied carbon.
What does this mean for our clients? These principles can be usefully applied to any new residential design, whether or not certification is being pursued.
We will always aim to design warm, comfortable and sustainable homes with low running costs. Mark's Homestar accreditation provides McKenzie Higham with a tool to demonstrate this.