Taranaki - Oakura 2eHaus Euro, Passive House Classic

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This six times 2021 House of the Year winner is a super star. This is what the judges had to say about the property.

"Combining functional design with high energy efficiency and excellent workmanship has resulted in this fantastic building and family home. This home by Hofmans Builders is a highly energy efficient house with careful planning for solar gain and smart material choices. The selection and execution of spruce and oak timbers complements the carpet, tile, and joinery units incredibly well. With exposed timber elements, this house was complex to build but was finished to a very high standard. It features a clever design, high attention to detail and meticulous construction, making it the regions supreme home.

This house has truly been built by craftsmen, with the accuracy and skill of the builders being visible across the foundations, walls, and roof. Huge consideration has been given to the set out of the claddings, which are uniform and accurate. The flashings are neat and beautifully installed alongside the multi member columns and screens. It is clear the door hardware and trims have been fitted with consistency in mind, while the tiling is totally faultless, and the internal wall and ceiling linings are of a very high standard."

19/7/21 Targeting Passive House certification

Our team are very proud of this incredible build.

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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

Floor
Fully insulated concrete pad with a U-value of 0.182 W/(m²K)
Wall
140mm timber frame U-value of 0.222 W/(m²K)
Roof
Double layer of fibreglass insulation with a U-value of 0.128 W/(m²K)
Window Joinery Frame
Dopfner Premium IV68 - Wood Alu - Uf value 1.26 W/(m²K)
Glazing
Double Glazed Argon Ug value 1.12 W/(m²K) G Value 65% and double glazed Low-g Argon Ug value 1.00 W/(m²K) G Value 38%
Ventilation
Zehnder ComfoAir 350 MHRV
Hot Water
Ecospring 300L capacity hot water heat pump

Performance Specs

Heating Demand: 8.8 kWh/m²/yr
Heating Load: 8.7 W/m²
Frequency of Overheating: 1.8% year over 25C
TFA: 217.4m2
Form Factor: 3.4
Air Leakage@50Pa: 0.5 ACH
PER Demand: 26 kWh/m²/yr

Consultant

eHaus - Maria Rei

Certifier

Jason Quinn

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