Sustainable features

Sustainability is at the heart of The Rochester’s design, with the building earning an outstanding 7+ star NaTHERS rating.

FSC CERTIFIED TIMBER

FSC CERTIFIED TIMBER

Each home features FSC certified timber flooring, with a natural low VOC finish protecting indoor air quality and allowing floors to be easily cleaned or re-surfaced ensuring they stand the test of time.

The timber is low maintenance, does not stain, retain odours of harbour dust mites and allergens.

HYDRONIC HEATING

HYDRONIC HEATING

Highly flexible and energy-efficient hydronic heating is used throughout The Rochester, warming homes through natural convection and radiation. Extracting heat form the outside air and evenly distributing a gentle and inviting warmth creating optimal comfort in the cooler months.

CEILING FANS

CEILING FANS

Ceiling fans have been incorporated into each home, to allow year-round comfort. They have been shown to reduce energy usage by as much as 40% in the summer and 10% in the winter. They do this by creating air movement that expands the acceptable comfort range of the space.

DOUBLE GLAZING

DOUBLE GLAZING

The Rochester features double glazed windows, an ideal energy efficient choice with the added benefit of minimising noise. This adds thermal resistance to each home, helping to keep the heat out in summer, and keep the warmth in during winter.

INDUCTION COOKTOPS

INDUCTION COOKTOPS

Induction cooktops have been introduced as a fossil fuel free solution, the surface remains relatively cool increasing safety and reducing the chance of splatters and spills to burn onto it. Smooth surfaces allow splatters to be easily removed.

4 STAR WELS DISHWASHER

4 STAR WELS DISHWASHER

Kitchens include integrated 4 star WELS Bosch stainless steel dishwashers for low water and energy consumption. They incorporate a dishwashing system that uses every single drop of water to the maximum.

PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS

PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS

The Rochester incorporates solar panels on the roof, generating electric power, generating no pollution and no greenhouse gas emissions

ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING

ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING

Car spaces come embedded with technology to allow for electric charging stations, offering flexibility for the future.

NATURAL MATERIALS

NATURAL MATERIALS

Natural materials extend throughout, with Terrazzo, deep-stained hardwood timbers, raw brass, Carrara marble, all thoroughly considered and ethically sourced. Finely considered details combine to form layered spaces that celebrate artistry and distinction.

BRASS TAPWARE

BRASS TAPWARE

Each home feature brass tapware in the kitchen and bathrooms. Locally sourced, the brass has no toxic finishes such as chrome or anodizing applied to the brass which ensures it will age well over time.

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The information and images contained on this website are intended as a general introduction to The Rochester Fitzroy and do not form an offer, guarantee or contract. Please note that whilst reasonable care is taken to ensure that the contents of this website are correct, this information is to be used as a guide only. The computer generated images of apartments are indicative only. This material was prepared prior to the completion of design and construction of the building featured. The developer reserves the right to amend the finish and selections that constitute the external and internal fabric of the development due to unforeseen building constraints and product availability. Purchasers must rely on their own enquiries and the contract for sale. Published October 2017.