Karrinyup House 2020

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Location
Karrinyup WA 6018
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Open with support of
    • Solar Dwellings
    • Builder
    • Ed Brewer Homes
    • Designer
    • Solar Dwellings

About Karrinyup House

Designed as a easy care home for a young family it is orientated with the front street elevation facing north. With the need for a double garage at the front, north facing alfresco area and a large street tree a pitch gabled roof form ensures sufficient winter sun is captured in the living areas and stored in the concrete floor to maintain comfortable internal winter temperatures The home provides the owner with a custom designed high performing energy efficient home that makes good use to the whole site while maintaining the owners privacy

Designed by Solar Dwellings and built by Ed Brewer Homes.

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2018
2020
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross ventilation
      Passive solar designed home
      Thermal mass
    • Water heating:
    • Solar hot water (flat panel)
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Grey water system
      Low flow shower heads
      Low flow taps
      Drip irrigation
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Drapes/curtains
      Eaves
      Pelmets
      Shade Sails
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Ceiling
      External walls
    • Ceiling Type:
    • Bulk – polystyrene board
    • Ceiling Rating:
    • R4.0
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Reflective foil
    • External Walls Type:
    • Reflective insulation
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $300,000 (2013)
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 286m2
    • BAL Rating
    • No BAL rating requirements at time of construction
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Double brick
      Reverse Brick veneer
    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning
      Sliding windows/doors
    • Universal design accessability
    • Adaptive design
      Multi-generational
      Universal access
    • Universal Design Features
    • 80cm minimum door opening width
      Flush thresholds (no lip) to all external doors
      Hobless showers
      Kitchen bench/table for wheelchairs to access (75-85cm high)
      No stairs/steps
      No Corner cupboards
      Ramps and path gradients must be less than 20:1
      Tapware to be easily accessed from outside the shower
      Window openings easily accessible
      Various heights for benches in kitchens
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 4
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Drip irrigation
      Edible garden
      Water wise plants
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Cabinet design to minimise dust collection
      Cross flow ventilation
      Low VOC paints/sealer/varnish
      Natural light and ventilation

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