Case Studies

Mangawara Residence

   House Profile    The Builders Steve and Susie have been the eHaus Taranaki Licensee since 2014. Steve is a certified PassiveHaus Tradesperson with several eHaus builds to-date and has over 20 years’ building experience in both Taranaki and abroad. He is an executive member of the Taranaki Masters Builders Association, with several ‘House of the Year’ awards in excellence …

New Plymouth

2022 188.1 m2
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Walklin Residence

   House Profile    The Builders Steve and Susie have been the eHaus Taranaki Licensee since 2014. Steve is a certified PassiveHaus Tradesperson with several eHaus builds to-date and has over 20 years’ building experience in both Taranaki and abroad. He is an executive member of the Taranaki Masters Builders Association, with several ‘House of the Year’ awards in excellence …

New Plymouth

2022 216.7 m2
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Te Mata

   House Profile    The Builders Hawkes Bay construction company Welch Builders have been the eHaus Licensees for the region since 2015. Qualified to build PassivHaus with over 40 years’ experience in the industry and a team of 5 qualified carpenters, three of which are site supervisors, Ian and Sharon are trusted experts when it comes to building an eHaus. …

New Plymouth

2022 188.1 m2
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Ballina Passive House

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New South Wales

2022 188.1 m2
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Te Whare o K&K

Te Whare o K&K is New Zealand’s most northern Passive House project by far. It’s one of only two north of Albany, at time of writing, and over 260km further north than Lower Saddle House.  It’s a paragon of good practice when it comes to Passive House design. This is hardly surprising given the client and Passive House designer is …

Mangōnui

2022 90.4 m2
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Woodlau Rise

Architectural Designer Glenn Murdoch was in the very first cohort to train as a Passive House designer in New Zealand and his practice is now entirely focused on high-performance buildings. He says all his clients now walk in the door with some degree of awareness of the Passive House standard. Woodlau Rise’s owner was no exception and Passive House certification …

Christchurch

2022 115.3 m2
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Orr’s Residence

This successfully certified Passive House project in the top of the South is a SIP construction on an insulated concrete slab with locally manufactured high-performance windows. Informed clients led the push for energy efficiency, in part thanks to encouragement from a son in the construction trade. It was the architect’s first Passive House project, with Passive House design delivered by …

Richmond

2022 188.1 m2
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PIHA EnerPHit

This is New Zealand’s first enerPHit project to be certified. This astonishingly ambitious retrofit stripped a large, luxury house built in 2008 back to its shell and rebuilt it to achieve certifiable performance. The result is a testament to the owner’s commitment and the skilled team of professionals that brought the project to fruition over a three year period. There …

Piha

2022 220.6 m2
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Brick House

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Wānaka

2022 142.7 m2
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