9 Star Design Series

Building on our 10 years + of designing and building leading edge sustainable homes in suburban Melbourne, we are very excited to announce the roll out of a series of house plans for various compass orientations that all achieve a 9 star house energy rating.*  This means that they use approximately 1/10th of the energy to heat and cool, compared to a standard Melbourne home, and 75% less energy than than the current 6 star requirement.  Currently only a handfull of houses across Australia achieve this level of energy efficiency.

Our pre-designed house plans will save time and costs, and are designed to fit lots as small as 12.5m (frontage) by 30m (depth).  

All the designs include sustainable material specification, solar hot water, rainwater collection and re-use, low off-gassing material selection, photovoltaic panels, and the option of greywater diversion and native/edible landscaping.

Where required, we can also custominse the designs to fit your requirements.

Please contact us to find out more, or come and see us on our open house - Junction St, Seddon on 9 Sept 2012, as part of Sustainable House Day.

Click here for some 9 star previews.

 

* The energy efficiency Star Rating for new houses now goes up to 10 stars, with 10 stars being a house that needs no mechanical heating and cooling. When buying or designing a new home always check the Star performance rating.

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