Time proven qualities
Designed by Paul Witzig of Witzig Schulz Architects & Planners incorporating:
Passive solar design which avoids or reduces the need to heat and cool the house.
Smaller houses being more energy efficient and sustainable.
Continuously refining building processes and materials together with an efficient building system ensures a cost effective predictable and affordable building cost.
Spaces and functions
The blending of spaces outside and inside maximise spaces and functions.
Outside areas provide sheltered “indoor - outdoor” areas flowing from the living spaces.
Adjustable weather controls on verandahs maximising external use in variable weather conditions ensuring year round liveable verandahs.
Quality for the quantity, proportion and presence making every millimetre count.
Providing natural light through high ceiling and gable glazing improves indoor environments, reduces energy consumption and conserves natural resources.
Adjustable louvres throughout the houses ensure ultimate airflow management.
External thermal materials - Renewable timber products used in structural and cladding materials.
High rating insulation used throughout floors, walls and ceiling resulting in pleasant year round internal living conditions.
High performance glass used throughout.
High performance lighting, appliances, taps and water using items.
High performance water using items throughout. Rainwater tanks and quality pumps.
Solar powered houses and hot water systems - High quality solar power systems with backup batteries ensuring most efficient use and back to grid tariff benefits.
Each house is equipped with energy and weather monitoring devices to allow ultimate performance, control and usage.