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Passive Solar House

This new home in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs gained an exceptional energy rating of 8.4 stars, achieved with passive solar design, polished concrete slab for thermal mass and ‘ECO-block’ double insulated walls. An external retractable roof helps to further optimise shading or solar gain as required.The owners are enjoying internal temperatures of around 20 degrees
regardless of outside conditions

More photos to come soon

• Building Design: geometrica
• Builder: Owner Builder
• ESD consulting: Brave New Eco
• Engineer: John Horan & Associates
• Land surveyor: T Cooper & Associates
• Energy Rating: Greencheck
• Photos: wavelength photography