Coppia 2020

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Location
Belgrave VIC 3160
    • Housing Type:
    • Tiny Home - Transportable
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Builder
    • Off Grid Tiny Houses
    • Designer
    • Off Grid Tiny Houses

About Coppia

Coppia is a Tiny House on Wheels (THOW) designed and built for autonomous couple living. A custom inbuilt sofa bed ensures guests sleep in comfort and the house is powered by a HUGE solar system (for a THOW anyway!) Double glazing and high density insulation throughout means that temperatures within the home are slow to change, leaving plenty of solar/battery energy for things other than heating and cooling. Coppia was created to be towed to a location, parked in the sun and occupied, bill and emission free. Please enjoy a virtual stroll around Coppia and we look forward to answering any questions you may have 🙂

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2020
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
      Efficient appliances
      Energy monitoring
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross ventilation
      Passive solar designed home
      Shading
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Split system airconditioner
    • Water heating:
    • instantaneous gas hot water
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Rainwater storage - Above ground
      Compost toilet
      Grey water system
      Low flow shower heads
      Low flow taps
    • Average water consumption per day:
    • 100L
    • Above ground rainwater storage Type:
    • water tank
    • Above ground rainwater storage Size
    • 10,000L
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Blinds
      Shade Sails
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Sustainable materials:
    • Australian-grown paulownia cladding was used externally. This timber is extremely fast growing, lightweight and air-dries(no kiln) to stable within weeks.
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Ceiling
      Internal walls
      External walls
      Floor
    • Ceiling Type:
    • Bulk – natural wool
    • Ceiling Rating:
    • 2
    • Floor Type:
    • Bulk - natural wool
    • Floor Rating:
    • 2
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Reflective foil
    • Under Roof Insulation Rating:
    • 2
    • Internal Walls Insulation Type:
    • Bulk – natural wool
    • Internal Walls Insulation Rating:
    • 2
    • External Walls Rating:
    • 2
    • External Walls Type:
    • Bulk – natural wool
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
    • Renewable energy used:
    • Energy storage/battery
      Solar PV off-grid
    • Size of PV system:
    • 3.3kW solar & 10kWh useable battery storage
    • Average Daily Energy Consumption:
    • 5kWh
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $110,000
    • Cost estimate of sustainable home/features:
    • $35,000
    • Estimate of annual savings:
    • $1500
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 27.5 m2
    • BAL Rating
    • No BAL rating requirements at time of construction
    • Roof
    • Metal (Zincalume)
    • Wall Materials
    • Lightweight construction (steel frame)
      Timber

    • Wall Materials
    • Paulownia timber externally, Italian poplar ply internally
    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning
      Double glazing
      Sliding windows/doors

    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning windows open horizontally, maximising air flow.
    • Universal design accessability
    • Adaptive design
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 1
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 1
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Community vegetable garden
      Composting
      Edible garden
      Orchard
      Organic
      Permaculture
    • Waste Reduction Practices:
    • Book exchange/library
      Compost all food scraps
      Make jams/conserves
      Pickle and preserve food
      Recycle
      Repair
      Swap with friends and neighbours
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Airtight house design
      Cabinet design to minimise dust collection
      Cross flow ventilation
      Indoor plants for air filtration
      Natural light and ventilation

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