EIBC Eastern Innovation Business Centre 2018

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Location
Mulgrave VIC 3170
    • Housing Type:
    • Commercial
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Open with support of
    • Monash City Council

About EIBC Eastern Innovation Business Centre

The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) is a small business incubator, focusing on science, technology and research-based businesses.

To read more about EIBC and how they are leading the way sustainability in the commercial sector read the Fifth Estate article here

The EIBC is the 2018 winner of the Keep Victoria Beautiful Environmental Sustainability Award for its water filtration project.
Click here to read the CASBE case study of the building

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2017
2018
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
      Energy monitoring
      Smart home features

    • Energy efficiency:
    • Building Management System, automation and monitoring
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • BMS Automated passive ventilation system with operable roof and highlight windows
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Energy efficient heating and cooling using a high COP heat recovery VRF (variable refrigerant flow) technology
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Stormwater management
      Low flow shower heads
      Low flow taps
      Drip irrigation

    • Storage connected to
    • Garden
      Toilet
    • Water harvesting and saving
    • Integrated Water Cycle Technology, world’s first natural grey water harvesting and natural bio-filtration system
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
      • Other Insulation Methods:
      • Heavily insulated and sealed walls and ceilings achieving high R-values
    RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
      • All-Electric Home?
      • No
      • Renewable energy used:
      • Solar PV grid connect

      • Renewable energy
      • A 60kw solar power system has been installed which equates to 80% onsite utilization
    COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
      • Cost estimate of sustainable home/features:
      • Approximately $3300 per square metre
      • Estimate of annual savings:
      • 4.8m
    HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
      • House Size
      • 1237sqm
      • Window and Door Types
      • Double glazing
      • Number of bedrooms
      • 1
      • Number of bathrooms
      • 1
    GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
      • Garden / Outdoors
      • Grey water bio-filtration in partnership with Monash University. Landscaping utilising native and drought tolerant plants and natural swales.
      • Garden / Outdoors
      • Composting
        Drip irrigation
        Native plants

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