Mirvac, a prominent real estate company in Australia, is all set to deliver a high performance, net-zero community housing community in Altona, Melbourne. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has funded around $784,000 to support phase -1 of the project.“The Fabric” will consist of two, three and four bedroom townhouses in the first phase with mid-rise apartments in the estate’s future as well.

Some of the features integrated in the project include a high performance envelope, photovoltaic panels, efficient air-conditioning and lighting systems, EV -charging facilities and smart-home energy monitoring. By achieving environmental as well as economic benefits, the project hopes to serve as a blue-print for future housing communities across the country.

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