Before we look forward to 2012 lets take a brief look back at some of the eHaus milestones for 2011:
January - Received certification from the Passivhaus Institute qualifying eHaus to design and consult using the PHPP software
March - Completed building the first eHaus also the first house in NZ to attain the Passivhaus Airtightness requirement of 0.6 ac/h n-50
July - Engaged to design, using the PHPP software, a residential property in Auckland which will go on to be the first Certified Passive House in NZ
August - Ran the first one Day workshop with a great turnout and very positive feedback
August - Passive House Institute NZ Launched in Auckland after much hard work during the year.
September - Developed a range of residential designs with the appointment of a new designer
October - The second 1 day workshop is held, building on the success of the first workshop
November - Commissioned by Carters to write five Passive House diary articles for 2012 following the first certified build in Auckland for their trade Magazine
December - Our fifth client signs up for PassiveHaus residential design.