Wellington Reserve Community Centre 2019

HOUSE NAME
Wellington Reserve Community Centre
Address
Mulgrave VIC 3170
Booking required – see link below
Open
10am - 2pm
House Open Style
Guided Tours – Booking essential (address will not be listed on website)
Housing Type
Shared Community
Project Type
Continual Improvement
House Size
1092m2
Number of bedrooms
1
Number of bathrooms
1
Open with support of
Sustainable Monash

Wellington Reserve Community Centre is a shared use space that has undertaken a recent sustainability upgrade. Improvements include: solar panel and battery storage, rain water harvesting to flush toilets and irrigate gardens, a biodiversity garden and lighting upgrades. The practical and affordable building improvements are part of ongoing education programs to better support the community in living more sustainable.

To book for a tour please follow the links below:
11:00am Tour
1:00pm Tour

Chat to a member of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) about EV’s they will have their BMW i3 on display for SHD between 10am – 2pm. 

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2019
Universal design accessability
Disability access
Universal access
Wheelchair access
Universal Design Features
100cm minimum door opening width
Flush thresholds (no lip) to all external doors
Lever handles for doors (no knobs)
Minimum 110cm wide hallways
No stairs/steps
Remote power open and close doors
Rocker style light switches
Self closers to all external doors
Slip resistant flooring
Space around toilets for ease of access in wheelchairs
Window openings easily accessible
BAL Rating
N/A
Roofing materials
Metal (Colorbond)
Wall materials (external and internal)
Composite brick veneer and lightweight cladding
Window and door types
Clerestory windows
Skylights
Automated airlock
Window and door shading
Adjustable Shading
Automation/controls
Awnings (external)
Blinds
Deciduous tree/vegetation
Drapes/curtains
Shade Sails
Recycled and reused
Copper pipes/fittings
Rocks/stone
Reused garden material, rocks and furniture. Replas garden benches, garden supports and signage.
Insulation - Ceiling
Type: Bulk – glass wool
Rating: R2.0 (90mm blanket insulation) R1.8 (50mm insulation blanket with sislation foil backing)
Insulation - External walls
Type: Bulk – glass wool
Rating: R2.0 (80mm insulation batt)
Healthy home
Cross flow ventilation
Natural light and ventilation
All electric home
No
Renewable energy
Energy storage/battery
Solar PV grid connect
Size of PV system
10kW
Passive heating cooling
Cross ventilation
Shading
Automated clerestory ventilation
Active heating cooling
Split system airconditioner
Energy efficiency
Draught proofing
Efficient lighting
Energy monitoring
Smart home features
Water harvesting and saving
Above ground rainwater storage
Type:
Size: 26,000L
Grey water system
Stormwater management
Low flow shower heads

Garden / Outdoors
Bee hotels/friendly
Community vegetable garden
Composting
Water wise plants
Biodiversity garden includes frog bog
Waste Reduction
Compost all food scraps
Recycle