SHD House Tour: Rob & Bobbie's House
Renew's Toowoomba Members' Branch will be hosting tours of three Toowoomba region sustainable houses on Sustainable House Day, 17 October. Visitors will have a chance to talk to the homeowners about their experience of having a sustainable house built and what it is like to live in a thermally comfortable energy efficient home. Designers and builders will be present to answer questions too.
Rob & Bobbie's house:
Our goal in building this house was liveability and flexibility. We wanted a house with an abundance of natural light, to be comfortable in both winter and summer, energy efficient and with the potential to accommodate working at home and multi-generational family living.
Optimising the northern aspect while minimising the impact of the west facing frontage was essential. With the garden in progress, the house is designed to blend into the environment with elegant simplicity.
Having lived in the house since Easter 2020, we are thrilled with the way it has performed through all seasons. We barely turn on the aircon unit and on the rare occasion it’s used, we have to turn it off after an hour because the expansive living area is getting too hot.
Our home is very comfortable for the three generations living here and at this stage, there is not a thing we would do differently.
Find out more about this house on the Sustainable House Day website.
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Tickets and attendance:
- Registration is essential.
- Tickets are free.
- We have a variety of tour times available. You can select a tour time when checking out.
- You will be provided with the house address in your booking confirmation.
- Rob & Bobbie's Home and Lane House are a seven minute drive apart, while Cabarlah House is 25 minutes from Toowoomba City centre. Keep this in mind when booking time slots for tours if you would like to see all three homes.
- Places are limited and bookings are essential. If you are unable to attend after purchasing a ticket, please cancel it so that your place can be made available for other people who may wish to attend.
- Please keep an eye on your email inbox for changes to this event. We will cancel it if required by COVID restrictions.
- Renew depends on the generosity of our community to continue its valuable work. We would welcome your donation via the additional donation option when choosing your ticket.