EIBC Eastern Innovation Business Centre 2018

HOUSE NAME
EIBC Eastern Innovation Business Centre
Address
Mulgrave VIC 3170
Open
BOOKING ESSENTIAL: Two Guided tours 10am to 12pm and 11:30am to 1:30pm
House Open Style
Guided Tours - Booking essential (address will not be listed on website)
Housing Type
Commercial
Project Type
New Build
House Size
1237sqm
Number of bedrooms
1
Number of bathrooms
1
Open with support of
Monash City Council

The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) is a small business incubator, focusing on science, technology and research-based businesses.

To read more about EIBC and how they are leading the way sustainability in the commercial sector read the Fifth Estate article here

The EIBC is the 2018 winner of the Keep Victoria Beautiful Environmental Sustainability Award for its water filtration project.
Click here to read the CASBE case study of the building

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2017
2018
Cost estimate of sustainable home/features
Approximately $3300 per square metre
Estimate of annual savings
4.8m
Window and door types
Double glazing
Recycled and reused

Insulation - Other
Heavily insulated and sealed walls and ceilings achieving high R-values
All electric home
No
Renewable energy
Solar PV grid connect
A 60kw solar power system has been installed which equates to 80% onsite utilization
Passive heating cooling
BMS Automated passive ventilation system with operable roof and highlight windows
Active heating cooling
Energy efficient heating and cooling using a high COP heat recovery VRF (variable refrigerant flow) technology
Energy efficiency
Draught proofing
Efficient lighting
Energy monitoring
Smart home features
Building Management System, automation and monitoring
Water harvesting and saving
Stormwater management
Low flow shower heads
Low flow taps
Drip irrigation
Integrated Water Cycle Technology, world’s first natural grey water harvesting and natural bio-filtration system
Garden / Outdoors
Composting
Drip irrigation
Native plants
Grey water bio-filtration in partnership with Monash University. Landscaping utilising native and drought tolerant plants and natural swales.