Our regular blogs are a mine of useful information. They’re written by industry experts with an in-depth knowledge and a passion for building homes that are high on benefits and low on damage to the environment. We hope you find the information in these blogs helpful and beneficial as you plan to build your own eco-friendly home.

  • Do we need sustainable building in New Zealand?

    What is a Sustainable Design or Built?

    • A sustainable building is an outcome of a design philosophy which focuses on increasing the efficiency of resource use- energy, water, and materials
    • The lifecycle includes siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance and
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  • Benefits of a Multiproof Consent

    The MultiProof service enables builders to obtain a MultiProof, also known as a National Multiple-Use Approval, for standardised building designs that are intended to be built several times.

    A MultiProof is a statement by the Ministry that a specific set …

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  • What heating should we install?

    Home heating comparison

    A guide to home heating options

    In any house the effectiveness and efficiency of space heaters is a function heat lost (through walls, floors, ceilings, windows etc.), the amount of solar heat gain, the size of the …

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  • Why hire an Environmental Consultant?

    12 most important things what you need to know, before you build a Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Home with energy efficient features, that you don’t end up in a disaster!

     

    Do you always wanted to build an Environmentally Friendly, Energy

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  • The roof construction

    Choosing a roof

    The roof is the most dominant feature of a house. From the road, it usually accounts for about a third of the visible area. And from a functional standpoint, it’s above everything – the integrity of the …

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  • On-site construction

    A prefabricated home takes on average a third of the time it takes to build an ordinary home. Saving months of waiting and sometimes worry. With a precision- built prefabricated houses, you can be sure there will be no unexpected …

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  • Off-site construction

    The manufacturing facilities back in Europe are one of the most advanced,fully automated machines. The companies use a state-of-the-art CAD technology that is linked to systems to ensure millimetre precision for every house what will be build. They don’t just …

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  • Advantages of Prefabrication

    What is a Prefabrication?

    Prefab is a way to create innovative high-quality buildings on time and within budget. Prefab is short for prefabrication. It refers to any part of a building that is made away from the final building site, …

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  • Why Triboard?

    Triboard is a 3-layered panel with a wood strand core sandwiched between an MDF outer “skin”. The result is a clean-lined panel that has high resilience and impact resistance and greater stiffness than other similar products. The dimensionally stable core …

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  • What are Structural Insulated Panels?

    SIP’s stands for Structural Insulated Panel. The are a high performance building system for residential and light commercial construction. The panels consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between two structural facings, in our case Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and …

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