April 12, 2017
CSR’s 8 star house in Western Sydney is a live demonstration of the benefits of good design. The benefits of the 8 star rating have been seen in both extreme heat and cold.
According to CSR, during testing conducted on a cold winter morning with the outside temperature at 1.2 degrees, the house never dropped below 16 degrees, despite the fact that the heating had been turned off for almost a month.
Conversely, in summer when the outside temperature topped 40 degrees, the internal temperature remained steady around 27 degrees, without air-conditioning.
Key aspects of the design include:
Read more about the design at http://www.csr.com.au/our-products/documents/csr-house-a4.pdf