Each home includes:
* 7.5 star Energy Rating on patented building system.
* Sustainable Plantation timbers (60%) and Recycled timbers (40%).
* Recycled timber internal linings in lieu of plaster.
* End of Life planning for recycling building materials.
* Factory production reduces environmental impact on site and minimizes waste.
* Factory waste is transformed into other products, such as garden mulch.
* Optimum site orientation ensures maximum energy efficiency.
* Water tanks for rainwater harvesting to potable standard.
* Ability to be self sufficient.
* Solar hot water and heat pump systems available.
* Integrated onsite power generation available.
* Onsite waste treatment available.
* Energy efficient lighting and appliances included.
* Insulating tinted glass for increased thermal resistance and natural lighting.
* Natural cooling and cross ventilation for natural air flow.
* 3 star plus water efficient plumbing.
* Low VOC paints, adhesives, sealants and insulation.
* High air quality.
* Light to medium colour schemes for optimal thermal performance.
* Sun shade maximized to glazed areas.
* Hollow walls and roof cavity create air flow for increased thermal performance – “Breathing Walls”.
* Reflective roofing materials.