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Orchards Exterior

Orchards ext

In making this a unique and charming retirement village, Metlifecare are sparing no detail to ensure this is as good as retirement living gets. This will be a stylish village set amongst magnificent grounds and gardens. Stage 1 village is a comprehensive 4 level apartment building located near the centre of Glenfield. By keeping a high standard to offer a greener and healthier life for residents, the Orchards follows a sustainable principle throughout design and construction phase and achieved a 6 Homestar certification level.

Key sustainable energy feature or product
Energy efficient heating (heat pump) in addition to good insulation levels and double glazing. LED lighting and solar hot water are provided throughout apartment units.

Key sustainable water feature or product
Large rainwater tank system feeding communal areas. Apartments are fitted with efficient water consuming items (<9L/min for showers, 6 to 7.5 L/min for taps, efficient dual flush toilets and 3.5 star WELS rated dishwasher.

Key sustainable materials feature
Materials have been selected with an approved ecolabel and low VOC emissions for carpet, paint, adhesives, kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, insulation and wall linings.