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Pics from the Sustainable Homes Day bus trip – part II

Part II of our Sustainable Homes Day bus odyssey.

House 2 – Safety Bay

Large north facing windows for solar passive design Features ‘Saunders’ window triange ‘gablette’ for extra solar access and air flow House is double insulated

Large north facing windows for solar passive design.
Features ‘Saunders’ window triange ‘gablette’ for extra solar access and air flow.
House is double insulated

Solar pergola has slats fixed at 35degrees for winter sun but summer shade Alsinite over the pergola provides light but shelter from rain

Solar pergola has slats fixed at 35degrees for winter sun but summer shade
Alsinite over the pergola provides light but shelter from rain

Tiled floor helps retain heat from large north facing windows

Tiled floor helps retain heat from large north facing windows

Vegetable garden beds Note structure and shade cloth at the end which can be pulled out in summer to provide a greenhouse shading plants during hot weather

Vegetable garden beds
Note structure and shade cloth at the end which can be pulled out in summer to provide a greenhouse shading plants during hot weather

House 3 – East Fremantle

Modern louvre windows allow good air flow but seal well and can be locked open or closed

Modern louvre windows allow good air flow but seal well and can be locked open or closed

Sliding wall allows separation of rooms as required for sound or heating isolation

Sliding wall allows separation of rooms as required for sound or heating isolation

Everbrite insulated translucent sheeting on the veranda allows light through but not heat

Everbrite insulated translucent sheeting on the veranda allows light through but not heat

Steep block and plenty of windows for wonderful views, light and air, great indoor/outdoor feel

Steep block and plenty of windows for wonderful views, light and air, great indoor/outdoor feel

Clever use of under stairs space for office

Clever use of under stairs space for office

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