Superhome Projects


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Begg’s Waikanae

  • Zer0 Energy House
  • Digital Self Heating Home (DSHH) system incorporating solar hot water, hydronic in- slab radiant heating, and thermal heating storage
  • Photo Voltaic Solar energy system
  • 140 wall framing and insulation
  • Thermally broken joinery with X-Cel glazing
  • Insulated concrete floor slab
  • Water storage tanks supplying hose taps, garden irrigation and toilets
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Mansell – Waikanae

  • solar hot water and hydronic in- slab radiant heating
  • Photo Voltaic Solar energy
  • 140 wall framing and insulation
  • Thermally broken joinery with X-Cel glazing
  • Insulated concrete floor slab
  • Water storage tanks supplying hose taps, garden irrigation and toilets
  • LED lighting

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Hills Rd, Edgeware, Christchurch

Smart, clever modular design, Innovative TC3 foundations

Sustainable – The linear aspects in the design utilise passive solar gain and offer enhanced energy efficiency.

Liveable – The generous glazing and beautiful natural timber floors offer warmth and an ideal living environment within contemporary trends.

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Westminster St, St Albans, Christchurch

Enduring – Built to last using strong sustainable materials. Solid from the ground up.

Innovative – At Ecobuilt homes we are constantly researching and sourcing greener and energy efficient options to complete our homes

Sustainable – Our main focus is the use of sustainable, natural and locally sourced products.

Liveable – Our unique designs feature carefully planned, efficient spaces built with comfort in mind. Draft proof, healthy and energy efficient!

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Takamatua

This house was built by a professional couple, in a secluded gulley above Takamatua on the Banks Peninsula. It features our single sided Basalt Grey on Ivory 5-chamber uPVC frames. We think the colour works well with the lighter cedar cladding, while allowing a more neutral interior.

We also used Low E and Argon filled glass units, and one of the units features a 90 degree double glazed join. The house was designed by Jason Higham of Higham Architecture and was built by Mitch and the team at G D Frost Ltd.

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Clifton Hill

The clients are an older Dutch couple, and were keen to be involved in all of the design decisions. It is a very energy efficient home, using a 140mm wooden frame, high levels of insulation and a plaster over Hebel panel finish. We used our 5-chamber Ivory frames and directly fixed them to the frame, using only a decorative sill on the internal reveal. We really liked the cedar and copper detailing, and the oversize Golden Oak entrance door.

The glass was high spec Low E and argon filled units from Metro Performance Glass. This project included for the first time our Lift & Slide door, a premium slider ideal for exposed sites with commanding views. The architect was a friend of the clients, Maijn Van Herel. The house was built by the very professional team at led by Dave Louw at PP Builders.