What is an energy-saving passive house, is called in Australia is a 10-star house. What is meant is the Same: The building for heating and cooling in Australia is particularly important – no energy from the outside. The architects, The Sociable Weaver from Melbourne has built the first house with a Rating of 10 stars in Australia. The special feature here: It looks stunning and is not so expensive. 160 square meters Wohnfläcahe cost about 330,000 euros – inclusive of the essential elements of the interior.
The house not only consumes no energy, furthermore, it has also produced little waste. Nat Woods of Sociable Weaver speaks of a sustainability package.
During the construction of only three bags of garbage ended up in the landfill. It worked, because the packaging is reduced and local building materials were used. Even the rest of the sections of construction materials were recycled. The house remained particularly affordable, because it was not planned as a High-Tech house. “We have opted for processes and technologies that are available in the market and our customers can pay. We wanted to design a house, the expensive technology or complicated processes.”
No elaborate technology
The outside of the house with hard-wood clad-plates, Inside, the floor is made of polished fine provides Chic concrete contemporary. Exciting the roof in butterfly Form. The angle of this shape optimizes the solar radiation for heating of the building, also the sun will benefit collectors on the roof. High Ceilings facilitate the circulation of air. Facilities include a 5-kW solar panels on the roof, heat pump for hot water, 10,000 litre rain water storage, double glazing, and LED lighting, include:. In the case of a normal energy consumption, the residents would have to pay about two euros for electricity and heating energy.
Because most of the time the house is heated passively, i.e. without heating, the extra energy to. “We have used a new insulation technology with the name “Bio-Phase-Change Material” that is installed in walls and Ceilings, heat capture and release. Even on a cold winter day, the house is still warm without any additional heating is necessary.”
Of course, the house with Bio was equipped materials – it starts with the wood furniture to the bamboo toothbrushes in the bathroom.
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