Suiza Sustainable House Two 2020

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

About Suiza Sustainable House Two

This single storey home was designed using passive solar principles and for aging in place. We built this home to be energy and water efficient for our parents to move in to. Designed for aging in place with wider hallways and doors, accessible bathrooms with hobless showers and recessed sills to reduce tripping hazards are just some of the features of this house to make it easier for people with mobility issues.

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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
      Shading
      Thermal mass
    • Water heating:
    • Solar hot water (flat panel)
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Low flow shower heads
      Low flow taps
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Drapes/curtains
      Eaves
      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
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $307,000 (2015)
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 215m2
    • 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
      Wheelchair accessible
    • 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
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Edible garden
      Water wise plants
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Cross flow ventilation
      Natural light and ventilation

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