Wagaman Energy Efficiency House 2018

Wagaman Energy Efficiency House
Wagaman NT 0810
Full address will be displayed on 05 Sep 2019
House Open Style
Guided Tours - Booking essential (address will not be listed on website)
Housing Type
Elevated House
Project Type
Number of bedrooms
Number of bathrooms
Open with support of
Environment Centre NT

Tours will be conducted every 30 minutes from 10:00am to 1:30pm. Bookings essential – address will NOT be displayed on the website. Book your tickets now by clicking here.
Ticket price – 1 House: $10 or Multiple Houses: $20 – Free for ECNT Members

An original elevated home renovated in 2016 to incorporate more sustainable features and create a more open and tropical design. A 4.6kW solar panel system has been installed, fluorescents lights have been replaced with LED lights and an energy and water monitoring system has been installed to track energy and water consumption. Chris and his family moved from Germany to Darwin 6 years ago and have been on a steep learning curve to adjust to the warm Darwin climate but are pleased with the results of the renovations to reduce their footprint. They are interested in improve their garden and become more sustainable in different areas and recycle bottles through the council.

Special Talks at

  • 12:00 pm by Thomas Wearne from Country Solar NT on ‘Challenges and methods of expanding solar systems’
  • 1:00 pm by Shane Burgess, Water Efficiency Specialist with the Living Water Smart team on “Planning, establishing and maintaining your garden so that you can keep the lifestyle we all enjoy here, without wasting water.”

*If you want to attend the talk, please book your house tour for the scheduled talk time


Previously Open
Roofing materials
Metal (Zincalume)
Wall materials (external and internal)
Metal Sheeting
Window and door types
Louvre windows
Aluminium Frame
Window and door shading
Insulation - Under roof
Type: Other
All electric home
Renewable energy
North facing 4.6kW Solar panel system: Inverter- SolarEdge SE 5000, Panels:14xSunPower E20 327, o Monitoring Production and Consumption using Energomonitor Powersense
Size of PV system
Water heating
Solar hot water (flat panel)
Passive heating cooling
Sahde Cloth
Active heating cooling
Split system airconditioner
Energy efficiency
Efficient lighting
Energy monitoring
Water harvesting and saving
Water monitoring system
Garden / Outdoors
Drip irrigation
Edible garden
3 Banana trees, Kakadu plum, lemon tree and other edible plants