Manawatu – Ruapehu Drive

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Manawatu – Ruapehu Drive

eHaus Euro - PHI Low Energy Standard - Non Certified

This home has a commanding rural outlook and further in the distance the city of Palmerston North. With 3 bedrooms upstairs and a seperate guest bedroom downstairs this home has been designed with flexibility in mind. The Kitchen dining living area is at the rear of the house and north facing capturing the views and opening up onto a full size deck for great indoor out door flow. This is a great example of modern architecture that is still able to deliver high performance and comfort.

Design Components

Floor – Fully insulated concrete pad with a U-value of 0.216 W/(m²K)

Wall – 140mm timber frame with service cavity U-value of 0.218 W/(m²K)

Roof – Double layer of fibreglass insulation U-value of 0.125 W/(m²K)

Window Joinery Frame – Vantage Thermal Heart. Thermally broken aluminium. – Uw value = 3.80 W/(m²K)

Glazing – Double Glazing Argon Ug value= 1.10 W/(m²K) G value= 65%

Ventilation – Zehnder Comfo Air 350 VL Luxe MHRV

Hot Water – Bosch Compress 3000 Hot water heat pump

Heating/Cooling – Pellet fire

Performance Specifications

Heating demand: 23.1 kWh/m2/yr

Heating load: 15.6 W/m2

Frequency of Overheating: 2.9% year over 25C

TFA: 179.5 m2

Form Factor: 3.29

Air leakage@50Pa: 0.87 ACH

PER demand: 74 kWh/m2/yr

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