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Hawkes Bay Greenmeadows eHaus Pacific


This striking house design was created by D Ross Brown of Rosso Architects who is a friend of family. The concept was then given the eHaus magic and converted into a consented design by one of the designHaus team Vlada Acimovic. The raking roof line continues over the northern facing aspect to provide significant shading, weather protection and a natural  link to the garden. With low maintenance materials and generous internal spaces this home has been designed to deliver simple stress free living for the owners to enjoy.

Extraordinary heat energy savings.

Every one of our projects are energy modelled using the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). It's through this powerfully clever tool that we can accurately calculate just how much heat energy every eHaus will save when compared to a similarly- sized typical new home, built in the same climate region.

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This project is making significant carbon savings for a better environment.

We believe that our homes should have a big impact on the way we live, but little impact on the land. We've calculated the amount of carbon our homes have saved through energy efficiency from move in day 'til now. At their core, eHaus' are built with the elimination of carbon emissions in mind - so we're not only creating healthy, comfy & high performing homes, but spaces that don't cost the earth.

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Meet the team of designers and builders behind this project

Our eHaus team is made up of some of the country's best Passive House builders, architects and designers who are redefining the way kiwis live one home at a time. Our team of professionals work together to see your dreams come to reality.
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Design Components

Fully insulated concrete pad with a U-value of 0.182 W/(m²K)
140mm timber frame with service cavity U-value of 0.221 W/(m²K)
Double layer of fibreglass insulation U-value of 0.131 W/(m²K)
Window Joinery Frame
APL Altherm -Thermally broken aluminium- Uf value = 4.3 W/(m²K)
Double Glazed  Argon Ug value=1.12 W/(m²K) g- value = 61%
Zehnder ComfoAir Q450 MHRV
Hot Water
Bosch Compress 3000 – 270L capacity heat pump hot water cylinder

Performance Specs

Heating Demand: 28.4 kWh/m²/yr
Heating Load: 15.5 W/m²
Frequency of Overheating: 0.5 % year over 25C
TFA: 162.9 m²
Form Factor: 4.16
Air Leakage@50Pa: 1.1 ACH
PER Demand: 41 kWh/m²/yr


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