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BDAV 2017 Building Design Awards

CORE 9

Winner Best Energy Efficient Design-Residential

Designer: Beaumont Concepts
Web: www.beaumontconcepts.com.au
Builder: TS Constructions
Photographer: Warren Reed and Leo Edwards
Location: Cape Paterson, VIC

This is a well-deserved winner for the Best Energy Efficient Design. With a 9.1 star rating, this design has been well considered, and has adopted design excellence in areas across energy efficiency. It maximises its use in careful site planning, uses a smaller, efficient building footprint, and has an innovative approach for solar panel placement to incorporate this as part of its building fabric. The simple but effective design approach adopts the use of sustainable materials, thermal massing to allow natural heat banks, and a thermally-efficient building year-round.