Pillar 1 Air Tightness

Passive House Pillar No. 1 Air Tightness The first pillar of a Passivhaus is air tightness, you must achieve 0.6 air changes per hour. This measure is referred to as ACH50. It is a measure of how many times the air changes over via leaks in the building each hour.  This is measured by pressurising…

Pillar 2 High Performance Glazing

Passive House Pillar No. 2 High Performance Glazing Windows can severely impact on the heating and cooling loads of a building.   Up to 40% of a home’s heating energy can be lost and up to 87% of its heat gained through windows. There are many type of frames and glass to choose from when…

Carrackalinga New Home

Project Stats Designer – Beyond Ink Building Size – 320 sqm plus 72 sqm Garage Levels – 2 Unique Features – Hydronic Underfloor heating, Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning, Pizza Bar, XPS Foam Insulation, uPVC Windows and Doors, full surround verandah Spaces Bedrooms – Five bedrooms Wet Areas – Three bathrooms and Laundry Living spaces -…

Aldgate Home Addition

Project Stats Basic Scope Of Work Construction of two storey addition to the original building and significant renovation of the existing building (see inclusions below) Original Building – Single Storey, Brick Veneer home with 3 bedrooms, one bathroom, laundry, Kitchen, Dining and Living Spaces Unique Features – Sloping Block, Steep Site Spaces added Bedrooms -…