It could cost as little as $3 per year to run Victoria’s first 10-star rated energy-efficient house, the team behind the ultra-sustainable home says.
|Developer Brendan Condon, resident Michelle|
Isles and builder David Martin hope big builders
will take on the practices used at The Cape.
Developers and builders at The Cape in Cape Paterson – the state’s most sustainable development – also believe Victoria’s large-scale developers and major-volume builders could adopt the same technologies and design standards to bring every new home within future striking distance of an energy bill of $0.
The average Victorian household spent about $2800 on energy bills in 2015, according to the state government, but that figure is expected to have significantly risen since — particularly since Hazelwood power station closed.
Read the story by Kirsten Robb in today’s Melbourne Age - “It costs $3 a year to run a house in Victoria’s most sustainable community.”