Laurimar zero emission house

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Laurimar Estate
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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 house is complete and open to the public for inspection from May - September 2010, see [1].

Street Address: 40 Mable Street, Doreen, Victoria


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


Summary of house features[1]

  • Zero carbon emissions design
  • Passive solar design
  • 6kW Solar panels, grid interactive
  • Solar hot water
  • Greywater recycling
  • 3000L Rainwater tanks
  • Low power appliances and lighting
  • Insulation: R4.1 in ceiling and 2.5 in walls, waffle pod slab
  • Double glazing
  • Smart building management system

The house achieves eight stars on the CSIRO AccuRate assessment tool.


Credits and consortium partners

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

External links

References

  1. http://www.auszeh.org.au/demo_details.html
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