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Sustainable home Mackay Sustainable home Mackay


23b Charles Hodge Avenue, Mount Pleasant, Mackay.

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Project summary

Sustainable Home Mackay is a unique duplex design, which was the first of its kind in the Sustainable Home program in Queensland. The form of the building was inspired by the region's tropical and coastal aspects of North Queensland. Only one of the units was opened for public inspection as part of the Program.

Key facts

Three bedrooms plus flexible use room at ground level that can easily be converted into a fourth bedroom

Two way accessible bathroom /en-suite upstairs and an accessible bathroom downstairs

Local council
Mackay Regional Council

Climate zone
Sub-tropical – Climate Zone 2

Mark Nicholls Architect

Peter Town Homes

Project Manager
Peter Town

Major Sponsors

Commenced: December 2006
Completed: Late January 2008

Lot Size
Land: 350m2

House Size
Living Space: 200m2
Garage: 42m2
Total Floor Area (GFA):267m2
Covered Outdoor Area: 25m2

Land Cost
Approximately $295,000

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Energy efficiency features

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Waste efficiency features


Rainwater Tank(s)

Hot Water System

Related Links
Mackay Regional Council

Last updated April 2009

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Department of Public Works
Illuminating Engineering Society
Australian Green Development Forum
Bendigo Bank
Housing Industry Association
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Urban Development Institute of Australia        Australian Institute of Architects
Planning Institute of Australia
Queensland Master Builders Association
Queensland Government