Sunlight 2020

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Location
Cape Paterson VIC 3995
    • Housing Type:
    • Standalone House
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Open with support of
    • The Cape Sustainable Development
    • Builder
    • Harris Build
    • Designer
    • Adapt Design Group

About Sunlight

Built by Harris Build and designed by Adapt Design Group. Sunlight is rated at 7.6 Stars with a 4.88kW Solar System. A 3 bedroom 2 living area home it is cleverly thought out to be functional, practical and sustainable. Designed to be light and inviting and to accommodate the extended family. It features Recycled Glass Block work, strategic shading, thermally broken windows and a beautiful northerly aspect.

This home will be opened by Harris Build to allow attendees to walk into the bones of a sustainable home being built, and answer questions about the construction of homes at The Cape.

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SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2019
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
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Split system airconditioner
    • Water heating:
    • Hot water heat pump
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Rainwater storage - Above ground
    • Above ground rainwater storage Type:
    • Tank
    • Above ground rainwater storage Size
    • 5000L
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Awnings (external)
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Sustainable materials:
    • Eco block brickwork: Bricks made from 40% recycled glass Earthwool Insulation: Made of 80% recycled glass
    • Recycled and reused materials:
    • Concrete
      Glass
      Insulation
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      Ceiling
      External walls

    • Ceiling Type:
    • Bulk – glass wool
    • Ceiling Rating:
    • R6
    • Other Insulation Methods:
    • Underslab
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Reflective foil
    • Under Roof Insulation Rating:
    • R1
    • External Walls Rating:
    • R2.7
    • External Walls Type:
    • Bulk – glass wool
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • Yes
    • Renewable energy used:
    • Solar PV grid connect
    • Size of PV system:
    • 4.88 kW
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 194 m2
    • BAL Rating
    • BAL – 29: Increasing levels of ember attack and ignition of debris with a heat flux of up to 29kW/m2
    • Roof
    • Metal (Colorbond)
    • Wall Materials
    • Brick veneer

    • Wall Materials
    • Masterwall Render, Colorbond
    • Window and Door Types
    • Double glazing
      Low-e, films
      Sliding windows/doors
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 3
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 2
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Local indigenous plants
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Airtight house design
      Cross flow ventilation

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