Environmentally sensitive design (ESD) aims to preserve and enrich the precious qualities of our natural world by creating site sensitive and climate responsive spaces, which form a connection with the surrounding environment and community. ESD is fast becoming normal practice in our building industry, with the aim of ensuring our demand for resources does not exceed the earth’s capacity to produce the goods and services we rely on. Mullum Creek supports this initiative by encouraging sustainability in design and construction, with incentives to help achieve a comfortable and economical home with a lower environmental footprint.
It is mandatory to comply with the Mullum Creek Design Guidelines as will ensure a high standard of environmentally sensitive development. However, Mullum Creek encourages purchasers to seek even higher levels of environmental performance for their home.The Mathews family is dedicated to supporting this across the Mullum Creek estate, and so is offering all lot owners up to $15,000 worth of value for a Design and ESD Incentives Package (see guide below).
1. Building design incentive
$7,000 (exc. GST)
2. Landscape design incentive
a. Schematic landscape design
b. Plant voucher
$2,500 (exc. GST)
$500 (exc. GST)
3. ESD incentive
$5000 (exc. GST)
a. ESD advice
– thermal performance assessment (see guide below)
– analysis of life cycle environmental impacts
b. ESD building inspections
This will assist purchasers in working towards a built outcome that reflects the Mullum Creek vision, connecting them with selected architects, building designers, landscape designers and sustainability consultants who are committed to ESD and guided by a desire to express their values through their design.
To view the details of the Design and ESD Incentives Package, please see the link below, or, continue on to see the Mullum Creek recommended Architects and Building Designers, and Landscape Designers.