mission statement

New Home Energy & Design provide design and energy rating services for various applications. We strive to maintain a high standard of excellence and professionalism in Australia's domestic building & energy efficiency industry. We will ensure that you are kept informed of developments of your project at every stage.

Design that will exceed your expectations

RESIDENTIAL

✓ Building a new home
✓ Renovating
✓ Home extension
✓ Alterations and Additions

COMMERCIAL

✓ Multi level apartments
✓ Businesses and stores
✓ Large Complexes

ENVIRONMENT

✓ Landscape
✓ Environment efficiency
✓ Form and function
✓ Aesthetics

FINANCE

✓ Cost
✓ Efficient

concept

We will discuss your ideas, thoughts & ambitions about your new home or extension.

CONSULTATION

Initial concept and free consultation, providing you with extensive architectural knowledge that will help you along the process.

PROPOSAL

All details checked against your local Council’s or developer’s guidelines ensuring the possibility of your project. FREE written quote prepared, and sent to you at your convenience.

INSPECTION

Upon acceptance of our quotation, we conduct a site visit to the location of your project and conduct a site measure, take photos and document any restraints.

site works

SURVEY

A site feature survey is carried out to determine all measurements, ground levels and contours. Following this, New Home Energy & Design will conduct a soil test, this will give us details of soil classification, drainage and if we may encounter rock.

SITING

We now will complete a siting using the concept drawings showing areas of cut/fill any retaining walls that maybe needed then providing finished floor levels and driveway gradient.

TOWN PLANING

If your project requires town planning,
then there will be some requirements

  • A pre-application meeting with council
  • Site investigation & Document layout of existing conditions
  • Adjoining building description & neighbourhood character
  • Design Response
  • All floor plans & external elevations
  • Shadow diagram as required
  • External material & colour schedules
  • Documented Town planning report
  • Landscape plans
  • Obtain current copy of title via titles office

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Once you are happy with the initial design concept we will then prepare plans ready for either council
or developer approval. We highly recommend that any major changes are made at this early stage.

Some developments require landscape design applications, NHE&D can also provide all this and more for you.

drawings

Once the concept design has been finalized, we have approval from either the council or developer; we are ready to produce the final working drawings. A full set of working drawings will consist of but not limited to;

✓ Site Plan, Floor Plans, External Elevations
✓ Detailed sections as required
✓ Lintel & timber schedule
✓ Door & window schedules
✓ Foundation & penetration layouts
✓ Full electrical/lighting schedule
✓ Energy Rating

✓ Artificial Light Calculation
as per N.C.C part 3.12
✓ Glazing calculation
as per N.C.C part 3.12
✓ Soil Report
✓ Building Permit
application form and liaison

On request New Home Energy & Design can produce detailed internal drawings, including kitchen design, bathroom/ensuite design and laundry layout. Once working drawings are complete, New Home Energy & Design will order any other engineering requirements such as design and computation to beams and foundations.

thermal
performance

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Assesment

We will conduct a thermal performance assessment of your project, with the optimum orientation and basic design principles in mind during the whole process. The most economical and environment methods will be exhausted to calculate your energy rating for your new project.

 

Services

An energy assessment can also be obtained for existing homes, this can provide you with information that may help solve some ‘Hot & Cold’ issues both with in your home and the hip pocket. This is in conjunction with compliance to current government regulations (star rating) for the building fabric plus water-saving measures, and the installation of either a rain water tank or a solar hot water service.

We also provide

  • DTS (deemed to satisfy) reports as per
    NCC Part 3.12
  • ESD (environmentally sustainable design) reposts for town planning residential & commercial construction
  • Thermal performance rating on existing dwellings

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From Melbourne, Servicing Australia

Contact us

Send us a message regarding any design, planning, thermal performance or
building questions you may have, our team will give you a response ASAP.

Suite 111/964 Mount Alexander Road
Essendon VIC, 3040
0417 558 244

03 9375 4673

enquiries@nhedesign.com