Catherine’s Hempcreed House 2024

House Notes – Catherine’s Hempcreed House

A hempcrete house and Hardiplank ‘Linear’ board.
There are jarrah features like architraves, cornice and light features.

 


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Sustainability Features

Years Open
2024
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
      Efficient appliances
      Energy monitoring
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross ventilation
      Passive solar designed home
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Ceiling fans
    • Water heating:
    • Hot water heat pump
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Drapes/curtains
      Eaves
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Decking
      Insulation
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Ceiling
      Internal walls
      External walls
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • Yes
    • Renewable energy used:
    • Energy storage/battery
      Solar PV grid connect
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Cost estimate of sustainable home/features:
    • $450.000
    • Estimate of annual savings:
    • No water bills and PV generating more power then it is using
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • BAL Rating
    • BAL – Low: There is insufficient risk to warrant specific construction requirements
    • Roof
    • Metal (Zincalume)
    • Wall Materials
    • Hempcrete
      Timber
    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning
      Sliding windows/doors
    • Universal design accessability
    • Adaptive design
      Multi-generational
      Universal access
      Wheelchair accessible
    • Universal Design Features
    • 80cm minimum door opening width
      Flush thresholds (no lip) to all external doors
      Hobless showers
      Lever handles for doors (no knobs)
      Minimum 110cm wide hallways
      No stairs/steps
      Ramps and path gradients must be less than 20:1
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Cabinet design to minimise dust collection
      Carpet free - tiles/concrete/timber flooring throughout
      Chemical free cleaning products used
      Cross flow ventilation
      Indoor plants for air filtration
      Lime render/wash
      Low VOC paints/sealer/varnish
      Natural light and ventilation
      Natural oil sealer/finishes
Location
Witchcliffe WA 6286
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build

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