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This 1930s semi-detached home was renovated in 2013. Incorporating passive solar design some of its features include: recycled building materials, energy and water efficient appliances, energy efficient lighting, thermal mass and double-glazing. Outside features include a green roof, rainwater harvesting, stormwater management/water sensitive urban design, composting, native garden, food production and a solar PV system.
Inside the home recycled furnishings, low and no-VOC paints and oils and eco fabrics were used.
See more on our North Sydney Eco House blog.
House featured in Sanctuary Magazine May 2015, Better Homes and Gardens (May 2015) , finalist in the 2014 Green Globe Awards and winner of the North Sydney Council Sustainability Award 2014.