The Highton Residence demonstrate the high level of sustainability that can be achieved in a higher density residential projects. In achieving this outcome, a contemporary design has provided highly liveable, comfortable and healthy dwelling.
Located in an established residential suburb of Geelong, this project demonstrates a high level of sustainability achieved on a tight suburban block where north faces a side boundary.
high efficiency gas boosted solar evacuated tube HWS with tempreature controllers
water recirculating pump
hyper insulation – R 6.0 to roof, and R 2.5 to walls
extensive draft sealing
‘real time’ power monitor
2.5kW photovoltaic grid interactive power system
high performance low e argon filled double glazed timber windows
4 x 4500lt rainwater inground tanks with automated mains water backup and 1 x 2000lt above ground tank
grey water system
FSC certified timber window frames
extensive use of sustainable, recycled and low toxicity building materials