The House

The House is  Hampton, Victoria, that has been construction to be eco friendly and energy self sufficient through a range of features including solar panels and water tanks.

This blog will tell you how some of the features work, and what you can do around your own place to make things more self sustaining and even provide you with an economic return for your work!

Main Features of the house

  

300 mm Earth Walls

 

Concrete roof

 

67 sq m Cellar

 

Open plan living area

 

Thermal break aluminium windows frames with tilt & turn device.

 

Solar hot water

 

1.5 kw photovoltaic solar system

 

Internal wall made from compressed straw and plaster board.  Has both thermal

and acoustic values.

 

Internally the house has been built using a concept called healthy living.  No material that contains formaldehyde is used.