Floor Plan Appraisals
If you have had house plans prepared for you or if you are
considering purchasing an off the plan design, Ecotect Architects
are able to provide floor plan appraisals through our Advisory
Service. Whether you are considering building a new home or
undergoing an addition or renovations, this service will help you
to ensure that your home will have appropriate energy and water
This advice can relate to any or all of the following areas:
- Preliminary feasibility and costing
- Passive solar design and other ESD issues
- Planning and local council requirements
- General design issues
- Preliminary material selection
- Preliminary site analysis
The Advisory Service is provided by one of our architects who
will meet with you for up to three hours. Alternatively, an on site
meeting can be arranged if this is more appropriate to your
With residential projects this advisory may lead to an audit
service to establish more data, or a feasibility study based on
initial conceptual work. The cost of this will be explained
at the interview session.
Most of our residential clients begin with this service.
Many times we have given SD advice to clients along with their
architects when they are looking for a superior environmental
performance for their project.
In some instances independent advice, for local government when
there are disputes between neighbours over environmental
The advisory service up to 3 hours is a packaged fixed
fee. Other costs for follow up analysis; concept or
feasibility work will be assessed at the initial advisory.
Disbursement s for travel and accommodation will apply for sites
outside the metropolitan area if the advisory occurs as part of a
- Architect $150.00 per hour
- Senior Architect $180.00 per hour
- Principal Garry Baverstock $250.00 per hour
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Interested in this service? Why not contact us for information on how we can
work with you.