Goongerah house

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The Goongerah house is built from natural materials and has a solar array for power operating off the grid.

Owner Jill Redwood
Location Ellery Creek, Goongerah, Victoria
Country Australia
Type New construction
House size Small cottage
Owner contact [email protected]


Summary of house features

  • Passive solar design
  • Photovoltaic array of 8 solar panels ranging from 35w to 80w, yielding 0.5kW
  • Battery bank
  • 350W inverter
  • 12V lighting and music
  • 240V office, kitchen and laundry
  • Wood fired hot water
  • Rainwater tanks
  • Low power appliances, no airconditioner
  • Wattle daub walls
  • Waterwheel for irrigation of orchard and vegetable garden


Credits

  • Designer and builder: Jill Redwood
  • Waterwheel: John


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