Core 9 2019

HOUSE NAME
Core 9
Address
Cape Paterson VIC 3995
Open
10am – 4pm
House Open Style
Open House – No booking required
Housing Type
Display Home
Project Type
New Build
Designer
Beaumont Concepts
Builder
TS Constructions
House Size
167.2m2
Number of bedrooms
3
Number of bathrooms
2
Open with support of
The Cape Sustainable Development

CORE is a collaboration between builders, building designers and thermal performance professionals with the aim of developing homes that balance optimal energy efficiency, material sustainability and affordability. The end result is a 9.1 Star three-bedroom home that achieves fantastic comfort levels.

Designed by Beaumont Concepts and built by TS Constructions.

 

This house achieved a NatHERS rating of 9.2 stars using NatHERS accredited software (FirstRate5). Find out how the star ratings work on the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) website.

 

 

The house also achieved 10 stars with the Victorian Residential Efficiency Scorecard. If you would like to find out more click here.

This home will be one of ten homes open at The Cape for their annual Sustainable House Day Festival

This home is supported by

 

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2018
2019
Total cost of home when constructed
$415,200 (constructed in 2018)
Estimate of annual savings
$3000
Universal design accessability
Adaptive design
Disability access
Universal Design Features
100cm minimum door opening width
Hobless showers
Lever handles for doors (no knobs)
No stairs/steps
Ramps and path gradients must be less than 20:1
Shower head on rail for various heights
Window openings easily accessible
Wall materials (external and internal)
Lightweight construction (timber frame)
Timber
Window and door types
Awning
Double glazing
Double hung
Low-e, films
Sliding windows/doors
Window and door shading
Solar pergola
Recycled and reused
Aggregate
Bricks
Sustainable materials
Weathertex claddings, recycled content in plasterboard
Insulation - Under roof
Type: Bulk polystyrene board
Rating: R1.0
Insulation - Ceiling
Type: Bulk – glass wool
Rating: R5.0
Insulation - External walls
Type: Bulk – glass wool
Rating: R2.5
Healthy home
Indoor plants for air filtration
Low VOC paints/sealer/varnish
All electric home
Yes
Renewable energy
Energy storage/battery
Water heating
Hot water heat pump
Passive heating cooling
Passive solar designed home
Shading
Thermal mass
Active heating cooling
Ceiling fans
Energy efficiency
Draught proofing
Efficient lighting
Efficient appliances
Energy monitoring
Smart home features
Garden / Outdoors
Native plants