Peet Passive Solar Home 2020

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Location
Trigg WA 6029
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Open with support of
    • Solar Dwellings
    • Builder
    • Middleton Homes
    • Designer
    • Solar Dwellings

About Peet Passive Solar Home

The initial brief was to renovate the existing house that was attached to the home that still exists on site. After looking at all the options the decision was made that a new build would be much more efficient in the future and provide the lifestyle that the clients were after.

The home has been designed to maximise the beachside location be as sustainable as possible. The design needed to reduce the reliance on mechanical heating and cooling, be low allergen and low maintenance.

Built using Insulated double brick, reverse brick veneer and stud framing work with internal thermal mass and
strategically placed openings to ensure an exceptional level of performance.

Meet the owners of  ‘Peet Passive Solar Home’ and other Solar Dwellings Home owners on Sunday 20th September for our special SHD event at Home Base. Find out more here.

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SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2020
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
      Efficient appliances
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross ventilation
      External planting
      Shading
      Thermal mass
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Ceiling fans
    • Water heating:
    • Solar hot water (flat panel)
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Rainwater storage - Above ground
      Grey water system
      Low flow shower heads
      Low flow taps
      Drip irrigation
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Drapes/curtains
      Eaves
      Pelmets
      Shade Sails
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Approximately 80% of the house was recycled
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Concrete
      Paving
      Steel frame
      Tiles
      Timber

INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Ceiling
      External walls
    • Ceiling Type:
    • Bulk – polyester
    • Ceiling Rating:
    • R4.0
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Reflective foil
    • External Walls Type:
    • Reflective insulation
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
    • Renewable energy used:
    • Solar PV grid connect
    • Size of PV system:
    • 3.1kW
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $400,000 (2012)
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 260m2
    • BAL Rating
    • No BAL rating requirements at time of construction
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Double brick
    • Window and Door Types
    • Sliding windows/doors
    • Universal design accessability
    • Multi-generational
    • Universal Design Features
    • 80cm minimum door opening width
      Flush thresholds (no lip) to all external doors
      Hobless showers
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Composting
      Drip irrigation
      Edible garden
      Native plants
      Water wise plants
    • Waste Reduction Practices:
    • Compost all food scraps
      Recycle
      Repair
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Cross flow ventilation
      Natural light and ventilation

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