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Superhome News Nov

October 31, 2017

Calendar of Upcoming Events Some events have been cancelled due to Bob and Martin being overseas. 31 October – CANCELLED Auckland Superhome meeting. 3 November -SuperDRINKS – 11 Church Square, Christchurch. 4 November – 10 Homestar Home Tour – 11am – 12 noon 11 Church Square, Christchurch 7 November Wellington Superhome Meeting – 5.30pm. Venue: … Read more

Superhome News Oct

October 4, 2017

Welcome Welcome to this issue of the Superhome Movement News. This last few weeks has seen some exciting developments that are helping to provide momentum for the Superhome Movement. Of key significance is the overwhelming support we have received from industry and the public. This support is essential for us to affect change and we … Read more

Green Building Council & Superhome Movement Join Forces

September 28, 2017

Sustainable housing titans of New Zealand join forces. Monday, 25 September 2017, 10:56 am Press Release: Green Building Council Efforts to make New Zealanders’ homes warmer, drier, and more efficient have received a big boost with the announcement that the burgeoning Superhome movement, which promotes better, more sustainable housing, has partnered with the New Zealand … Read more

Home Tour – Canterbury First Certified Passive House (Sat 6 May 2017)

May 1, 2017

Don’t miss out the unique opportunity to see inside this Canterbury First Certified Passive House in Christchurch! Leading the industry by creating a better, more comfortable living with ultra-low energy consumption! Air leakage of 0.35 air changes per hour (instead of an average new built house with air leakage of 6-10 air changes per hours) … Read more

2017 Christchurch Exemplar Homes Tours

April 17, 2017

2017 Exemplar Homes Tours For one month this May, people will be able to step inside beautiful homes that are among the greenest in New Zealand; homes that have low or no power bills, collect and reuse water and use solar energy to power the house and the owners’ cars. The free Exemplar Homes Tour, … Read more

Sustainable home makes use of solar power and recycled materials

April 9, 2017

Day Bukh Arcitects designed this home with an eye on the future. It uses water saving devices, solar voltaic panels and renewable materials Designed to meet the long term needs of a young professional couple, this alterations and additions project was inspired by the traditional childlike idea of a gable roofed house, and how that … Read more

2017 Exemplar Homes Tours

March 26, 2017

Exemplar Homes Tours 2017 For one month, this May every Sat & Sun people in Christchurch will be able to step inside beautiful homes that are among the greenest in New Zealand, homes that have low or no power bills, collect and reuse water, and that use solar energy to power their house and car. … Read more

Wellington & Auckland Launch Meetings Awarded CPD Points

September 22, 2016

The Superhome Movement is going national and later this month is hosting its first meetings in Wellington and Auckland.  The Wellington meeting is being held at Pro Clima NZ premises in Lower Hutt on Tuesday 27 September.   This is followed two days later by our first Auckland meeting which takes place at Schneider Electric’s offices … Read more

Superhome movement

May 18, 2016

Launched in Christchurch the Superhome Movement is aiming to revolutionise the way Kiwis look at housing by helping people build warm, dry, healthy, energy-efficient, and environmentally sound homes.  Superhome lift-out click here

Bob Burnett – exemplar homes presentation

May 11, 2016

The Superhome Movement Exemplar Homes Tour, in conjunction with the support of the CCC and Build Back Smarter as promoted by Tony Moore and his team, got off to a terrific start this last weekend with at least 450 different people visiting the homes. 3 more weeks to go if you missed it.

Superhome is coming to Auckland

April 14, 2016

Superhome is coming to Auckland, visit us at the Go Green Expo. ASB Showgrounds NZ’s largest Organic, Natural, Sustainable and Green Living Expo’s! Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington! Auckland 16 & 17 April = next show Everything you need for better living – Discover exciting new choices at NZ’s largest Organic, Natural, Sustainable and Green Living … Read more

House of the week

April 13, 2016

House of the week: Waikanae eco home is perfect modern sanctuary There’s a lot more to this new Waikanae home than can be seen at first glance. While the bold symmetrical form, schist stone pillars and cedar trim demand a second look, what’s going on behind the scenes also helps to make the house stand out. Owners … Read more

NK Windows brings European Quality to New Zealand Windows

February 2, 2016

Click on image to enlarge NK Windows is a Christchurch-based manufacturer and installer of high quality European designed uPVC windows and door solutions. We import uPVC from Germany and hardware from Germany and Austria. We fabricate at our factory in Hornby using locally sourced glass and hardware. NK Windows was established in 2000 and has … Read more

AQUALOOP Greywater Recycling System

November 27, 2015

Installation: Greywater Recycling in Opawa AQUALOOP greywater recycling system now installed at a new home in Opawa/ Christchurch. Greywater collected from the bathroom will be treated in the AQUALOOP greywater recycling system and then reused for flushing toilets and the washing machine. Rainwater collected from the roof of the house for primary use future proofs this … Read more

Refresh Renovation – Canterbury/Christchurch

November 17, 2015

Chris and Karen Salay met by chance in Hawaii in 1997 and have been a team ever since.  They lived in London for five years and rural Kent for another five, before moving back to New Zealand in 2006.  They have three beautiful daughters. Chris has worked his way into management everywhere he goes, always … Read more

Visiting NZ’s first 10 Homestar Built home/ Additional information

October 26, 2015

Through a lot of interest for the 10 Homestar Built, Bob Burnett gives you the opportunity of a guided tour: (Tues & Thurs 1pm or Saturday at 11am, limit 12), register your interest:  Contact us Where: 11 Church Square, Addington / Christchurch Bob Burnett Architecture’s Church Square received NZ’s first 10 Homestar Built rating. It is also … Read more