Smart home to star at opening

first_imgThe Strahan by Spectrum HomesThe four-bedroom, two-bathroom Strahan 32 is fitted with a 5.4kw solar system and TESLA Powerwall battery, which produces the majority of the home’s energy needs.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours ago“Every extra energy star can mean a saving of up to 25 per cent in the power required to heat or cool your home,” Spectrum Homes director Johan Wiggett said.“Each house is individually assessed and it is not always possible to guarantee a particular star rating for a particular home design.”The Strahan design comes in a range of sizes – the largest is the Strahan 32, which is on display with the base 6-star model priced from $251,000.Two deals on offer until March 31 have been designed to lift the energy rating to eight stars – an energy upgrade package, valued at more than $6000, and a 5kW solar system with 18 panels. Both deals are available for $499 each.The house will be unveiled at the new display village launch at Flagstone today.Fifteen of the latest builder designs will be on display at Flagstone, a $6.7 billion development that will provide 12,000 homes and a 126ha CBD with plans for a future hospital, tertiary campus and train station set in 330ha of green space.At the event, developer Peet will host free interior styling workshops and demonstrations of the latest in home energy technology.New lots in the Conquest neighbourhood will also be released, with a “goodie bag” of savings for anyone who buys at the launch.For the kids, there will be music, games, facepainting, outdoor cricket and chef-cooked snags with Broncos prop Sam Thaiday to make a guest appearance from 1pm to 3pm. One of the first 8-star energy rated homes on the project home market, The Strahan by Spectrum Homes, will be a star attraction at the opening on the new display at Flagstone.An 8-star energy rated home will be the star attraction at the opening of the new display village at Flagstone today.Built by Spectrum Homes, The Strahan house design needs half the energy to heat or cool itself compared to a standard 6-star rated house.last_img