Arvio Future House 2017

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Location
Ringwood North VIC 3134
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Builder
    • Arvio Pty Ltd

About Arvio Future House

Arvio’s display home was designed by Paul Wilson and his team at Arvio. It follows Passivhaus design principals. It has 20kW PV array. 96kWh of Hitachi Battery Storage, full three phase off grid capacity, 2 x EV fast chargers, Phase change materials for thermal storage, automated windows, HRV (Heat Recovery Ventilator), DC lighting system, automated blinds, insulated garage door, no gas connection needed, water storage, ring main for fast hot water delivery, CO2 heat pump for hot water……and more. Roof insulation is R8, walls and floor are R4. The home is brand new and big enough for a large family. It only ever exports energy to the grid, rarely needing to import energy. This enables the home to pay back the CO2 foot print. Has to be seen in person to really appreciate it.

Main features includes;

  • Full DC LED lighting system, no AC used
  • R4 floor rating
  • Glass wool walls type
  • HRV, filtered air, no VOC paint home materials
  • Timber, MGO board, PCM sustainable materials
  • Stormwater management of water harvesting

Architect: Arvio Pty Ltd    Bulider:Arvio Pty Ltd

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2017
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Efficient lighting
      Draught proofing
      Efficient appliances
      Energy monitoring
      Smart home features

    • Energy efficiency:
    • Full DC LED lighting system, no AC used
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Shading

    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Phase Change Material, HRV, auto windows
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Heat pump
    • Water heating:
    • Hot water heat pump
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Above ground storage
      Stormwater management
    • Above ground rainwater storage Type:
    • colorbond tank
    • Above ground rainwater storage Size
    • 20kl
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Sustainable materials:
    • Timber, MGO board, PCM
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Ceiling
      Internal and external walls
      Floor
    • Ceiling Type:
    • Glass wool
    • Ceiling Rating:
    • R8
    • Floor Type:
    • Glass wool
    • Floor Rating:
    • R4
    • Internal / External Walls Type:
    • Glass wool
    • Internal / External Walls Rating:
    • R4
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • Energy star rating:
    • 9
    • Renewable energy used:
    • Solar PV grid connect
      Energy storage
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Cost estimate of sustainable home/features:
    • 20% increase in building cost
    • Estimate of annual savings:
    • recover the increased cost in less than 10 years
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 430m2
    • Window and Door Types
    • Double glazing
      Triple glazing

    • Window and Door Types
    • Automated opening. Automated fly screens.
    • Universal Design Features
    • Disability access
      Multi-generational
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 5
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 4
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Water wise plants
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • HRV, filtered air, no VOC paint

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