Suiza Sustainable House One 2020

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Location
Carine WA 6020
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Open with support of
    • Solar Dwellings
    • Builder
    • NuLook Homes
    • Designer
    • Solar Dwellings

About Suiza Sustainable House One

This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home was designed for a family to be as sustainable and multi-generational. The design incorporates aging in place principles for us and our parents to come and stay. The design needed to reduce the reliance on mechanical heating & cooling, be low allergen & low maintenance.

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

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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
      Shading
      Thermal mass
    • Water heating:
    • Solar hot water (flat panel)
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Drapes/curtains
      Eaves
      Pelmets
      Shade Sails
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:
    • $530,000 (2015)
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 250m2
    • BAL Rating
    • No BAL rating requirements at time of construction
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Double brick
    • Window and Door Types
    • Double hung
      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
      Minimum 110cm wide hallways
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Native plants
      Water wise plants
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Cross flow ventilation
      Natural light and ventilation

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