Laurimar zero emission house

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The Laurimar zero emission house is a new type of house – the first of its kind in Australia – about to be constructed. The home will embody the vision of a zero-emissions house (ZEH) that Australian families can afford. The demonstration house is due to be completed in late 2009.

Location Laurimar community, Melbourne
Country Australia
Type New construction, zero emissions

Summary of house features

  • Zero carbon emissions design
  • Passive solar design
  • Solar panels, grid interactive
  • Solar hot water
  • Rainwater tanks
  • Low power appliances
  • Double glazing

Credits and consortium partners

  • CSIRO project leader, Dr Greg Foliente
  • Sustainability Victoria
  • Delfin Lend Lease
  • Henley Property Group

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