SHD2016 Open Houses

Houses #1-6 were open from 10am-2pm & Houses #7-14 were open from 1pm-5pm on 16 October

Click on the House Flyer link for more information about specific houses.

 

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1. MANIFOLD HTS
Renovated & retrofitted 1930s solid brick home, solar power/heating & large permaculture garden.  Experts onsite: Duff Swanson, specialist restoration builder + Ben Shaw, permaculture gardener + Vicky Grosser, ecoMaster energy efficiency + Kerry Lester-Smith, produce preserver. House #1 Flyer
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2. EAST GEELONG
Renovated & retrofitted 1950s solid brick home, DIY insulation to walls and underfloor.  Experts onsite: Jane & Quentin, sustainability experts + several product suppliers: Enviroflex (walls) + Pickering (windows). House #2 Flyer
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3. EAST GEELONG
Renovated & retrofitted social housing complex of 8 units for accessible design have many sustainable features & shared garden. Experts onsite: Briony Darcy & Leon Eyck, de atelier architects + Andrew Cross, accessibility expert + representatives from Housing Choices Australia. House #3 Flyer
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4. THOMPSON (Garden Only) 

Urban permaculture design with closed loop water harvesting, wicking beds, worm towers & chickens.  Expert onsite: Ernesto Sanchez, permaculture gardener and sustainability expert, Geelong WormsHouse #4 Flyer

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5. NEWTOWN

Retrofitted 1930s compact timber home, DIY insulation to walls and underfloor, energy 5kWh/day, edible garden & chickens. Experts onsite: Heidi Fog, Balanced Sustainability, energy efficiency consultant + product supplier. House #5 Flyer

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6. ARMSTRONG CREEK

Retrofitted new BV home now gas-free & fossil free, 4kW solar PV, heat pump HWS, induction cooktop, edible garden & chickens. Experts onsite: Dan, homeowner electrical engineer + Robbie & Leanne, Green Earth Electrical solar experts. House #6 Flyer

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7. WALLINGTON

Remedy Farm, 1970s BV home on 5 acres, rehabilitated farmland to native bush, renovated garage into N-facing lounge, reclaimed in-ground pool. House #7 Flyer

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8. OCEAN GROVE

New affordable architect design 7.4 star compact family home with decking, edible garden, fruit trees & chickens.  Experts onsite: Luisa & Dierjik, owner architects, Drent DesignNOTE: Entry is via Field St North. Parking is limited and access to the residence is via steps. House #8 Flyer

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9. ST LEONARDS

New 7.5 star WB home with passive solar design, rooftop PV, many sustainable features adjoining Edwards Pt Reserve. Experts onsite: Tim Adams, building designer / energy rater from f2 Design + builder + various suppliers: Kurt, City 2 Surf Solar +, Gary, Frencham Cyress + David Robertson: Arvio Phase Change material. House #9 Flyer

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10. ST LEONARDS

New affordable compact kit home with passive design, solar PV, gas-free, energy 5kWh/day, induction cooking & wood heater & edible garden. House #10 Flyer

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11. INDENTED HEAD

Brand new 6.2 star WB home with passive solar design, thermal mass, summer shading, rooftop PV, heat exchange & cool room. Onsite experts: Greensmart builders, Stu & Blake from Homes with IntegrityHouse #11 Flyer

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12. BANNOCKBURN

Sage Choice farm, 2011 architect designed, 7+ star timber home, local limestone, overlooking Moorabool Valley, farm animals - kids farm tours.  Experts onsite: Chris Balazs, ethical farmer + Rod Stiles, builder + Andrew Lucas, composting expert from Geelong CompostHouse #12 Flyer

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13. INVERLEIGH

New 8 star family home, off grid solar & power monitoring, wood heater, sustainable/local materials. Experts onsite: Phil Hapgood, off-grid solar designer/installer from Radiant Energy SystemsHouse #13 Flyer

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14. LITTLE RIVER

New large 8 star timber family home, off grid 5.5kW solar & power monitoring, water tanks, worm sewage, edible garden & chickens. Expert onsite: Emma, off grid homeowner & sustainability blogger for One Step off the GridHouse #14 Flyer

 


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