06 Mar '17, 1pm

Renovated Australian cottage generates a surplus of energy with solar

Renovated Australian cottage generates a surplus of energy with solar

Tziallas Omeara Architecture Studio recently transformed a heritage-listed Bowral cottage, called the Bundaroo House, into an airtight and solar-powered dwelling. The renovation in Australia preserved the existing cottage’s street-side appearance, but added a contemporary new extension and greatly improved the building’s energy efficiency, from the elimination of thermal bridging to the addition of a 35-kilowatt solar panel array. Now the building generates more energy than the owners are likely to use.

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