The New Stuff

Ozone Home

Ozone Home – Australia’s first home with heat resistant Ozone Panels


Ozone Home

In the realm of contemporary architecture, the ambit of green technology is not just limited to utilization of solar panels and geothermal systems. This expansive side of sustainable affairs is efficiently showcased by the newly constructed Ozone Home at Somerfield in Victoria, Australia. Conceived by architects and engineers from Latitude 37, the 7-star energy rated housing unit incorporates the namesake Ozone Panel technology. This technology adopted from the European theater (of modern architecture) exhibits dual advantages in the form of thermal efficiency and acoustic mitigation. In simpler terms, the integrated mechanism is apt for shielding the Ozone Home from both heat as well as noise.

According to the designers, this the very first time that Ozone Panels have been used in Australia. In fact, given the generally hot climatic conditions of the country, thermal efficiency from cold temperatures generally remained an afterthought for designers. However, with recent rises in heat waves and mercurial conditions, the architects are gradually opting for energy efficient systems that also mitigate the effect of heat. Consequently, the Ozone Panels propitiously come as the ‘savior’ technology, with a potential for large scale implementation in the construction industry.

In terms of practicality of the Ozone Home, the effectiveness of these panels is not just defined by their heat and noise shielding capability. Haydn Wright, CEO of Ozone Panels, says that the technology also allows the requirement of lesser materials for construction, thus alluding to low impact construction. Furthermore, the Ozone Home also incorporates ‘traditional’ techniques like double glazing and high insulation that surely contributes to the home’s praiseworthy 7-star energy rating.

And, finally as for the conscientious side of affairs, the Ozone Home will be auctioned off on 26th October, with the proceeds going to Lighthouse Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing shelter to homeless young people.

Ozone Home

Thanks, Emily Jabour

Recommended for You

The following two tabs change content below.
A proud native of the beautiful steel township of Durgapur, West Bengal, Dattatreya’s fascination lies within a range of diverse matters. With a bachelor’s degree in architecture, he is quite fond of his hardcore strategy gamer as well as amateur historian tag. Of course, with over two years of blogging experience under his belt, he also likes to write about the latest updates on home based technology and gizmo oriented products.

Recently Published

The Mountain - $2 million natural swimming pool
»

This $2 million natural swimming pool features 5 spectacular waterfalls

Samsung Curved Soundbar
»

Samsung’s latest curved soundbar goes well with your curved TV

Dyson Project N223
»

Dyson working on an autonomous vacuum cleaner codenamed N223

Water Sculpture by Ben Young
»

The sculptural ocean waves handcrafted using layered sheets of glass

Modular Kitchenette Set by Stephanie Nguyen
»

Stephanie Nguyen’s modular kitchenette set is made entirely of Staron

Meteo_Ra Showerhead
»

Meteo_Ra Showerhead brightens up your bathroom like a starry sky

H-House by Ian Weir
»

H-House by Ian Weir in Point Henry, Australia is bushfire safe

Dots by ARIS Architects
»

DOTS is modular shelving system with interchangeable boxes

Jero Yurt by Trakke
»

Off-grid Jero yurt assembled together using prefabricated materials

Wallit Wall-mounted Bar by JSN Design
»

Wallit is wall-mounted tiny bar with ample storage

BIA 2014 Cylinder Vanity
»

Reinvent 21st century bathroom with gold-plated cylindrical vanity

B&W CM S2 Series
»

B&W launches CM S2 Speakers boasting decoupled double dome tweeters

Smart Gaswatch
»

Smart Gaswatch Scale with digital alert lets propane grills burn endlessly

Long Brick House by Foldes Architects
»

Long Brick House showcases 17-meter long library wall inside

Cocoon Media Unit by Boss Design
»

Boss Design reinvents boring office space with Cocoon Media Unit

Share with your friends










Submit