North Sydney Eco House 2015

HOUSE NAME
North Sydney Eco House
Address:
McMahons Point 2060
Housing Type
Standalone House
House Size
150sqm
Number of bedrooms
3
Number of bathrooms
2
Builder
Zenya Adderley
Project Type
Renovation
Opening Hours
Book for tours through North Sydney Council/Green Events/North Sydney Eco House Tour

This 1930s semi-detached home was renovated in 2013. Incorporating passive solar design some of its features include: recycled building materials, energy and water efficient appliances, energy efficient lighting, thermal mass and double-glazing. Outside features include a green roof, rainwater harvesting, stormwater management/water sensitive urban design, composting, native garden, food production and a solar PV system.

Inside the home recycled furnishings, low and no-VOC paints and oils and eco fabrics were used.

See more on our North Sydney Eco House blog.

House featured in Sanctuary Magazine May 2015, Better Homes and Gardens (May 2015) , finalist in the 2014 Green Globe Awards and winner of the North Sydney Council Sustainability Award 2014.

Please book a tour through North Sydney Council.

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Cost estimate of sustainable home/features
$400,000
Universal Design Features
Adaptive design
Building Type
Double brick
Recycled and reused
Bricks
Timber
Windows
Doors
Paving
Kitchen/bath cabinets
Healthy home materials
Zero-VOC paints and oils
Windows and Doors
Double glazing
Window/door materials and coverings
Timber
Drapes
Pelmets
Awnings
Renewable energy
Solar PV grid connect
Passive heating cooling
Shading
Cross ventilation
Insulation
Ceiling
Type: Earthwool,
Rating: R3
Internal and external walls
Type: Earthwool,
Rating: R3
Floor
Type: Earthwool,
Rating: R3
Water harvesting and water saving
Above ground storage
Type: Rainwater tanks,
Size: 6000L
Stormwater management
Low flow shower heads
Low flow taps
Energy efficiency
Efficient lighting
Draught proofing
Efficient appliances
Energy monitoring
Garden/Outdoors
Water wise plants
Edible garden
Organic
Permaculture
Composting
Native plants
Green roofs
Council property located in:
North Sydney
Sustainability organisations:
Yes
Connected to gas?
Yes