Ferreira House 2015

HOUSE NAME
Ferreira House
Address:
Hamilton Hill 6163
Housing Type
Standalone House
House Size
block 812m2 house 250m2
Number of bedrooms
4
Number of bathrooms
2
Project Type
Retrofit Continual Improvement
Architect/Designer
Retrofit
Entry Fee
Gold Coin Donation. Proceeds to Winterfold Primary School P&C
Charity donations will go to
Opening Hours
10:00am - 4:00pm

This house is being supported by Solar Dwellings and The Forever Project. Since retrofitting his 1950’s home and garden, Chris is opening his home garden to show how his garden has bloomed – and how he is set to survive during the coming Perth summer. Tours throughout the day covering food production, Waterwise and native species, soil improvement, best practice fertiliser use, how to use plants for natural heating and cooling, and much more!

The retrofitting journey undertaken at Chris’ home can be viewed on ForeverVision, a series of sustainability video segments available on the Forever Project website.

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Cost estimate of sustainable home/features
$100,000
Energy rating type
Arcactive
Energy rating
8.2 stars
Building Type
reverse brick veneer
Recycled and reused
Timber
Windows
Doors
Paving
tiles
Healthy home materials
non toxic paint
Windows and Doors
Double glazing
Louvre windows
Window/door materials and coverings
Blinds
Drapes
Pelmets
solar pegola
Renewable energy
Solar PV grid connect
Water heating
gas
Passive heating cooling
Shading
Cross ventilation
Active heating cooling
Ceiling fans
gas heater
Insulation
Ceiling
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Rating:
Internal and external walls
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Rating:
Floor
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Water harvesting and water saving
Underground storage
Type: tank,
Size: 5000 litre
Greywater system
Low flow shower heads
Low flow taps
Drip irrigation
Energy efficiency
Efficient lighting
Draught proofing
Efficient appliances
Garden/Outdoors
Drip irrigation
Water wise plants
Edible garden
Organic
Permaculture
Composting
Community garden
Native plants
Green walls
Chickens
Previously Open
since 2011
Council property located in:
City of Cockburn
Sustainability organisations:
Yes
Connected to gas?
Yes