Tiny House 2020

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Location
Riddells Creek VIC 3431
    • Housing Type:
    • Tiny Home – Transportable
    • Project Type:
    • New Build
    • Builder
    • Tiny House Solutions
    • Designer
    • Tiny House Solutions

About Tiny House

Motivated to design and build a thermally efficient, easy-to-construct tiny house, Tiny House Solutions has created a 6m x 2.4m quality and contemporary home that has been fitted out with an array of sustainable and environmental features. It has been designed with weight, strength and insulation at the forefront, to help reduce the occupant’s global footprint whilst remaining comfortable.

Checkout the video of Boongala here.

It has has ample room for sleeping, lounging, cooking and eating. It has a loft for extra space and a bathroom with composting toilet, vanity and shower. The Tiny House has been designed as a thermally efficient home with thermally broken, double-glazed windows, structurally insulated panels (SIPs), insulated floors, LED lights, instantaneous hot water, infrared heater panel, bamboo benches and plenty of storage. The Tiny House can be supplied with an 850–1000W off-grid PV system.

Designed and built by Tiny House Solutions and supported on the day by the Green Building Institute.

This Tiny Home is located on the same site as Green Design.

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SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Years Open
2018
2020
ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENT FEATURES
    • Energy efficiency:
    • Efficient lighting
      Efficient appliances
    • Passive heating cooling:
    • Passive solar designed home
      Shading
    • Active heating cooling:
    • Ceiling fans
    • Water harvesting and saving features:
    • Compost toilet
    • Energy Efficient Lighting
    • LED lights throughout
      Natural daylight
    • Window Protection:
    • Blinds
      Deciduous tree/vegetation
SUSTAINABLE & RECYCLED MATERIALS
    • Sustainable materials:
    • Bamboo bench, plywood flooring
INSULATION SPECIFICATIONS
    • Insulation Type:
    • Under-roof
      External walls
      Floor
    • Floor Type:
    • Bulk – polystyrene board
    • Floor Rating:
    • R1.4
    • Under Roof Insulation Type:
    • Insulated panels
    • Under Roof Insulation Rating:
    • R4.0
    • External Walls Type:
    • Insulated panel system
RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIFICATIONS
    • All-Electric Home?
    • No
COSTS AND COST SAVINGS
    • Total cost of home when constructed:
    • $80,000
    • Estimate of annual savings:
    • Can be completely off-grid power, only water connection
HOUSE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS
    • House Size
    • 14m2
    • BAL Rating
    • BAL – 19: Increasing levels of ember attack and ignition of debris with a heat flux of up to 19kW/m2
    • Roof
    • Insulated panel (sandwich panels)
    • Wall Materials
    • Insulated panels or blocks
    • Window and Door Types
    • Double glazing
    • Universal Design Features
    • 80cm minimum door opening width
      Contrasting colours and material for vision impaired
      No Corner cupboards
    • Number of bedrooms
    • 1
    • Number of bathrooms
    • 1
GARDEN AND WASTE REDUCTION
    • Garden / Outdoors
    • Composting
HEALTHY HOME FEATURES
    • Healthy home features
    • Airtight house design
      Lime render/wash
      Low VOC paints/sealer/varnish
      Natural fibre furnishings
      Natural oil sealer/finishes

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