Clayton Bay House 2020

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Location
Clayton Bay SA 5256
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Builder
    • Hickinbotham Homes
    • Designer
    • Marjanac Design

About Clayton Bay House

Being the eighth house I have designed and built, or had built, one would think I have mastered a few tricks. Yes a few, keep your eye on the budget and use well known simple solar design principals to create an affordable and comfortable home. Solar access is the single most important factor.

Next is building in a way that gives the least amount of stress. So, being new to S. A. I chose a volume builder to build my design. The result is highly comfortable, liveable and sustainable. It may not be what gives you a gig on Grand Designs, but having had a run on that show I can say it is not the only measure of success.

The measure should always be whether the house or building is doing what is was intended to achieve. Low initial cost and very low running costs are the economic measure, comfort is the other.

 

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2020
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
      Efficient appliances
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Passive solar designed home
      Shading
      Thermal mass
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Ceiling fans
      Split system airconditioner
    • Water heating:
    • Instantaneous gas
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Rainwater storage - Above ground
      Low flow shower heads
      Low flow taps
    • Average water consumption per day:
    • .264
    • Above ground rainwater storage Type:
    • Water tank
    • Above ground rainwater storage Size
    • 5000L
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Blinds
      Eaves
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Ceiling
      Internal walls
      External walls
    • Ceiling Type:
    • Bulk – glass wool
    • Ceiling Rating:
    • 4.5
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Reflective foil
    • Internal Walls Insulation Type:
    • Bulk – glass wool
    • Internal Walls Insulation Rating:
    • 1.5
    • External Walls Rating:
    • 2.5
    • External Walls Type:
    • Bulk – glass wool
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $200,000 in 2019
    • Cost estimate of sustainable home/features:
    • Nil
    • Estimate of annual savings:
    • $1500
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 182
    • BAL Rating
    • BAL – 12.5: Ember attack with heat up to 12.5kW/m2
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Brick veneer
    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning
      Sliding windows/doors
    • Universal design accessability
    • Universal access
      Wheelchair accessible
    • Universal Design Features
    • 80cm minimum door opening width
      Hobless showers
      Lever handles for doors (no knobs)
      Minimum 110cm wide hallways
      No stairs/steps
      No Corner cupboards
      Slip resistant flooring
      Washing machine/dryer on plynth for easy access
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Local indigenous plants
    • Waste Reduction Practices:
    • Compost all food scraps
      Recycle
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Airtight house design
      Cross flow ventilation
      Natural light and ventilation

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