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GreenSmart Sustainable Home 2020

Tasmania Awards

GreenSmart Sustainable Home 2020

Tasmania Awards

Winner: Davies Design & Construction - Milhaven

"The orientation of this home ensures all living and bedrooms receive natural light and warmth adding to liveability.

Solar panels discreetly placed on the two roofs store energy in Tesla power banks that creates enough power to run the hydronic system at a comfortable 20 degrees when outside temperatures are subzero. Window locations, roof overhangs and screens are strategically placed for the sun's changing position and cross flow ventilation.

The use of timber, both for lightweight wall construction and cladding with a low embodiment energy, helps reduce the home's carbon footprint. The house is low impact on the site with a proprietary septic system which aids in waste water evaporation. Double glazed windows, insulated walls and hydronic heating in the concrete floor add to the comfort of the home and save heating and operational costs.

The builder has focused on quality materials producing a durable building which will use less energy over its lifecycle."

www.daviesconstruction.com.au/

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Finalists:

  • Skookom - The Long House