Waikato expoHaus – eHaus Passive House Show Home

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The Waikato eHaus Show Home is no longer open to the public. Please visit the Hawke’s Bay eHaus Show Home instead which is open to the public for viewing.

This eHaus ‘Euro’, is an architectural home designed and built to the German PassivHaus standard, the highest energy efficient building standard in the world. An award-winning home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Its North facing living areas, provide plenty of indoor outdoor flow, complete with a double garage. The large covered outdoor living area is accessed from the two living areas. This home is located on a rural lifestyle block north of Hamilton.

Contemporary exterior finishes of black brick and cedar cladding, with the timber and black detail carrying through into the interior finishing, especially in the beautiful designer kitchen and scullery. This house also showcases extensive interior joinery in the living, dining, laundry areas.

It has many energy efficiency features such as the high performance German Engineered window and door joinery, solar PV system, ventilation system with heat exchanger, heat pump, domestic hot water system, and airtight construction, which enables it to perform to such a high standard. It was extensively computer modelled using the local climate data prior to construction to ensure thermal performance of every detail.

Learn more about the performance and design of this eHaus euro home here.


  1. Hi we are interested in costs involved building a house similar to your Waikato show home.

    1. Thanks for contacting us through the website. We have forwarded your query to the team in the Waikato and someone will be in contact shortly.


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