SUHO (Type B) 8.2 Star Home Adelaide 2020

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Location
Woodforde SA 5072
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • Prototype Home -
    • Builder
    • Woolcock Constructions
    • Designer
    • SUHO

About SUHO (Type B) 8.2 Star Home Adelaide

SUHO’s ‘Type B’ home is 8.2 stars and boast some additional features to a standard home keeping it adaptable for the occupants comfort all year around.

The NatHERS rating predicted the heating and cooling consumption to be low enough that remaining energy use could be absorbed by the production with PV panels on the roof, Battery storage, Heat Pump and also Hydronic Heating.

Typical of the SUHO Off the plan designs, the compact build is visually rich with large vertical volumes of space and greening. With an emphasis on solar penetration to the thermal mass spline, this home is a delight to be in, especially as it’s certainly designed for entertaining with the internal courtyard.

This house achieved a NatHERS rating of 8.2 stars using NatHERS accredited software.

Find out how the star ratings work on the Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) website.

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SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2020
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Draught proofing
      Efficient lighting
      Efficient appliances
      Energy monitoring
      Smart home features
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Cross ventilation
      Deciduous planting around house
      External planting
      Heat recovery ventilation system
      Passive solar designed home
      Shading
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Ceiling fans
      Heat exchange ventilation system
      Heat pump
      Hydronic
    • Water heating:
    • Hot water heat pump
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Rainwater storage - Above ground
    • Average water consumption per day:
    • TBA
    • Above ground rainwater storage Type:
    • Slimline Tank
    • Above ground rainwater storage Size
    • 3000L + provision for more
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
      Skylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Adjustable Shading
      Automation/controls
      Awnings (external)
      Blinds
      Deciduous tree/vegetation
      Eaves
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Sustainable materials:
    • This home used Knauf Carbon Neutral Plasterboard, Ecocolour Low VOC paints, EO boards for cabinetry and is low allergen throughout. Tiles are an Australian supplied Beaumont Belga that is textured and slip resistent. The site is a KESAB Clean Site and 90% of materials were recycled from the site. On the most recent air-tightness test it got 3.0ACH@50pa with very general constructions methods seen in the industry. Large vertical volumes were used on this mainly South opportune site to assist the highly insulated envelope perform at it's peak. the volumes make the inside look very large and once you step inside, it certainly doesn't feel like a small home! More information visit http://www.8starhome.com.au
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Bricks
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Internal walls
      External walls
      Floor
    • Floor Type:
    • Slab Edge Insulation
    • Floor Rating:
    • R1.0
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Knauf Earthwool + Bradford Blanket
    • Under Roof Insulation Rating:
    • R7.7
    • Internal Walls Insulation Type:
    • Knauf Earthwool
    • Internal Walls Insulation Rating:
    • R2.0
    • External Walls Rating:
    • R3.8
    • External Walls Type:
    • Knauf Earthwool
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • Yes
    • Energy star rating:
    • 8.2
    • Renewable energy used:
    • Energy storage/battery
      Solar PV grid connect
    • Size of PV system:
    • 5kW
    • Average Daily Energy Consumption:
    • 16.67 Approx
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • Finalising construction at present
    • Cost estimate of sustainable home/features:
    • 100,000
    • Estimate of annual savings:
    • Approximately $10,000
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 147
    • BAL Rating
    • BAL – Low: There is insufficient risk to warrant specific construction requirements
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Lightweight construction (timber frame)
      Reverse Brick veneer
    • Window and Door Types
    • Awning
      Clerestory windows
      Double glazing
      Skylights
      Sliding windows/doors
      Tilt and turn
    • Universal design accessability
    • Adaptive design
      Multi-generational
    • Universal Design Features
    • Hobless showers
      Lever handles for doors (no knobs)
      Remote power open and close doors
      Slip resistant flooring
      Window openings easily accessible
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Edible garden
      Native plants
      Water wise plants
    • Waste Reduction Practices:
    • Compost all food scraps
      Recycle
      Waste free/reduced construction site
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Airtight house design
      Automated ventilation system
      Cross flow ventilation
      Heat recovery ventilation (HRV)
      Low VOC paints/sealer/varnish
      Natural light and ventilation
      Natural oil sealer/finishes
      VOC free paints/sealer/varnish

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