Scarborough Sustainable Home 2020

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Location
Scarborough WA 6019
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Open with support of
    • Solar Dwellings
    • Builder
    • Danmar
    • Designer
    • Solar Dwellings

About Scarborough Sustainable Home

This two story sustainable home takes advantage of the ocean views and cooling breeze. Designed with the main living area and main bedroom upstairs, allowing for night time purging of hot air in summer. Windows locations and size in the bedroom promote night time cooling breezes across the bed.

The location of the balcony takes in the views without compromising the passive solar heat gain required in winter to keep my home warm in winter.

The ground floor is designed to be multi-functional and can easily be converted into a ground floor apartment for someone with limited mobility.

Meet the owners of ‘Scarborough Sustainable 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
      Passive solar designed home
      Thermal mass
    • Water heating:
    • Solar hot water (flat panel)
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Rainwater storage - Above ground
    • Above ground rainwater storage Type:
    • Tank
    • Above ground rainwater storage Size
    • 2000L
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Drapes/curtains
      Eaves
      Pelmets
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
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $400,000 (2017)
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 200m2
    • BAL Rating
    • No BAL rating requirements at time of construction
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Double brick
      Reverse Brick veneer
    • Window and Door Types
    • Sliding windows/doors
    • Universal design accessability
    • Multi-generational
      Universal access
    • Universal Design Features
    • 80cm minimum door opening width
      Flush thresholds (no lip) to all external doors
      Hobless showers
      Minimum 110cm wide hallways
      Semi recessed basins
      Window openings easily accessible
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Bee hotels/friendly
      Composting
      Edible garden
      Native plants
      Water wise plants
      Wicking beds
      Worm farm
    • 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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