Dick Clarke, Samuel Massey
Floors: R 2.0 polystyrene insulation under concrete slab. Upper floor: R 2.0 Autex GreenStuf polyester batts
Walls: 10mm foilboard in brick cavity; R 2.0 75mm rendered EIFS cladding and breathable reflective sarking.
Roof: R 5.0 Ritek composite roofing system.Ceiling: R 2.0 Autex Quietstuf polyester batts
Rendered and painted masonry and EIFS cladding with reused blue bricks as feature panels panels and Weathertex weathergroove panels.
Walls and ceiling: Bio paint with selected colour finish.
Floor: Tiles to living areas, utility and bathrooms; Bamboo compressed floor boards to hallways, stairs and TV room; Carpet with no VOC to Bedrooms.
Cabinets and joinery:
Window and Doors
Rylock thermal broken and improved window and door frames with double glazing.
Entry Door: Locally sourced recycled blackbutt timber frame and door leaf with double glazed sashless double hung side window.
Power and Lighting
Solar invertor - 15 solar panels on the roof;
Brightgreen LED D900 & D400 Curve downlight fittings throughout;
The design utilises natural daylight to limit the use of artificial lighting.
Heating and cooling
Passive design principles such as orientation for winter solar access, summer shading, and cross ventilation;
Air conditioner - Toshiba MCY MAP0601 HT condensor unit with 6 cassette fan coil units in all living areas and bedrooms;
Ceiling fans in each room - future connection to air con unit have been allowed for maximum efficiency;
Solar boosted, hydronic in slab heating;
Rotex SC544/16/0 SHE with 60 Apricus AP30 evacuated solar tubes;
3 x Bosch 26e instantaneous gas booster - Located near Kitchen, Bed 1 en-suite and HWS;
Viva sunscreens retractable awnings and blinds to the north and west galzing and fixed louvre awnings over western windows for summer shading.
27,000L rainwater tank, collecting all roof stormwater - connected to toilets for flushing, laundry and garden irrigation, with an option to connect to showers and hot water system;
Connections have been allowed for, for future waster water treatment system.
By a green thumb owner