Type: New 6.8 star home & BnB
This newly completed home and future BnB has been orientated for thermal performance, the bay views and creating a protected outdoor area. The architect designed, built by home SO’R Construction was a National Finalist in the 2017 HIA Greensmart Awards. As owner Anne became increasingly aware of the Earth’s dwindling resources so did her desire for a more sustainable and natural lifestyle. Once established, she aims to be sufficient in power, food and water.
Sustainable features include: extra draft sealing and insulation, rammed earth fireplaces, polished concrete floor, double glazed windows, wood heater and large water tanks connected to whole house. Fittings include: recycled and upcycled materials, LED Lighting, energy efficient appliances, low flow tapware, grid connected 5.2 kW PV system, power monitoring, heat pump HWS and worm farm black water treatment.
- Rammed earth fireplaces
- Worm sewerage system
- Heat pump hot water system
- UPVC double glazing tiny display house by Thermosmart Windows