Kapiti Waikanae BeachNon-certified, eHaus Euro, Passive House Low Energy

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This home is built on 3 levels nestling well into the natural surroundings. With a garage and workshop downstairs, 3 bedrooms above that are connected to the open plan kitchen dining space. There is a private deck at the rear of the property giving great indoor outdoor flow.  Just a 1kW panel heater is sufficient to keep the home warm in winter and the solar PV system ensures minimum running costs throughout the year.

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Design Components

Floor
EPS raft slab 200mm U-value = 0.184 W/(m2K) & Suspended timber floor – U-value = 0.222 W/(m2K)
Wall
140mm timber frame with service cavity U-value = 0.207W/(m2K)
Roof
Double layer of fibreglass insulation U-value = 0.141 W/(m2K)
Window Joinery Frame
uPVC U f-value = 1.50 W/(m2K)
Glazing
Double glazing U g-value = 1.1 W/(m2K) g -value = 61%
Ventilation
Zehnder ComfoAir 350 MHRV
Hot Water
Bosch Compress 3000 – 270L capacity hot water heat pump
Heating/Cooling
1 kW panel heater on thermostat
Power Generation
3,4kW solar photovoltaic array

Performance Specs

Heating Demand: 27.7 kWh/m2/yr
Heating Load: 16.8W/m2
Frequency of Overheating: 3.4 %
TFA: 117.9 m2
Form Factor: 4.12
Air Leakage@50Pa: 1.05 ACH
PE Demand: 118 kWh/m2/yr

Consultant

Birgit Bartel

Certifier

Non Certified

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