Taupaki House Auckland

Project Team

Architecture & Passive House Design Space Division - spacedivision.com

Builder Rusa Construction - rusaconstruction.co.nz

Certifier Sustainable Engineering Ltd – sustainableengineering.co.nz

Passive House Metrics

  • Heating Demand11.9 kWh/m2/year
  • Heating Load9.1 W/m
  • TFA206.3m2
  • Form Factor3.3
  • Air leakage @ 50Pa0.6 ACH/hour
  • PER demand33.6kWh/m2/year

Passive House Database - TBA

Construction Details Average Values

  • U-value External Walls0.29 W/(m2K)(R3.49)
  •  Cladding/Cavity/GIB Weatherline/140mm R3.6 timber stud/Intello/Uninsulated 45mm service cavity/GIB
  • U-value Floor0.54W/(m2K)(R1.86)
  •  Concrete slab on 60mm S-grade EPS
  • U-value Roof 0.14W/(m2K)(R7.36)
  •  Roofing on purlins/7mm Plywood/300mm rafters R5.2+R2.2 fibreglass/uninsulated service cavity/GIB
  • U-value Glass1.18 W/(m2K)(R0.85)
  •  Viridian Lightbridge 4/16/:4 90%Ar
  • U-Windows1.5 W/(m2K)(R0.6)
  •  Optimal Timber Windows Abodo Frames
  • Ventilation Efficiency88%
  • Zehnder Group Nederland B.V. - ComfoAir Q350 HRV, Comfort Vent Q350 HRV

Photo Credits to: Space Division