ben boyd road house 2018

ben boyd road house
Beaconsfield WA 6162
10am – 4pm
House Open Style
Open House – No booking required
Housing Type
High Density Housing/Strata Development
Project Type
New Build
Owner/Right Homes
Right Homes
House Size
166m2 house only, 252m2 overall
Number of bedrooms
Number of bathrooms

Designed as a retirement home, this standalone house on a strata two-home subdivision showcases some of the newer cost-effective low-energy technologies.

It features low-maintenance, passive solar, universal access design with a 9.5 Star NatHERS energy rating, all LED lighting – including ceiling panel lights – low-energy DC ceiling fans, low-e glass where appropriate, wall insulation, internal shutters, solar pergola, low-VOC paints and energy-efficient appliances, as well as rooftop PV system and solar hot water.

Winner of both the WA and the National 2018 HIA GreenSmart Awards.

Designed by owner and built by Right Homes.

To find out more about the NatHERS (Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme) click here.


Years Open
Universal Design Features
80cm minimum door opening width
Flush thresholds (no lip) to all external doors
Hobless showers
Lever handles for doors (no knobs)
Shower head on rail for various heights
Roofing materials
Metal (Zincalume)
Wall materials (external and internal)
Double brick
Window and door types
Low-e, films
Sliding windows/doors
Window and door shading
Solar pergola
Sustainable materials
Termimesh termite protection. Heat-reflective zincalume roof. Long-life, low-maintenance locally made insulated double brick construction. Low-e glass where appropriate. Long-life, sustainable and renewable cork flooring.
Insulation - Ceiling
Type: Bulk – glass wool
Rating: R4.0
Healthy home
Airtight house design
Low VOC paints/sealer/varnish
All electric home
Renewable energy
Solar PV grid connect
Size of PV system
Water heating
Solar hot water (flat panel)
Passive heating cooling
Passive solar designed home
Thermal mass
Low-cost solar pergola
Active heating cooling
Ceiling fans
Fans are high-efficiency DC
Energy efficiency
Draught proofing
Efficient lighting
Efficient appliances
Electric vehicle
Manufacturer/type:BMW i3
Water harvesting and saving
Drip irrigation
Garden / Outdoors
Drip irrigation
Edible garden
Worm-integrated raised beds