The project is to consist of an 11 storey development containing 64 x One Bedroom and 62 x Two Bedroom and 14 x 3 bedroom dwellings (140 dwellings in total). The prominent features of the development are:
Lift access to be provided to all apartments
A basement and ground level car park with 191 spaces
49 bicycle racks in the car parking areas
Minimum of 3m3 dedicated storage space for each apartment
Every apartment has a balcony or yard
One retail space
Apartments incorporate shading (in some cases ‘operable’) and enhanced natural ventilation strategies.
Dwellings will achieve an average 6.6 Stars energy rating.
Reverse cycle split systems to each apartment will be specified to be within one star of highest available at time of purchase.
Energy efficient fluorescent and LED lighting throughout all apartments and common areas.
Minimum 4-star solar hot water storage with gas boost will supply domestic hot water to each dwelling and the tenancy
Collection of rainwater for toilet flushing and irrigation.
Bicycle parking provided to tenants.
Retention of heritage listed components of the original façade.
Energy – 40% improvement over conventional practice.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions – The benchmark emissions for an equivalent conventional development are 7,959 kg/CO2/dwelling. The emissions target is 5,969 kg/CO2/dwelling and this development exceeds this with total emissions of 4,740kg/CO2/dwelling.
Peak Demand 80.6% improvement over conventional practice.
Water - 33% reduction in potable water use (25% minimum required by council). This will equate to an annual usage of around 95.6 kL of mains water per dwelling.
Storm water - 106% STORM treatment will be achieved (100% minimum required by council)