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Superhome Spotlight Workshop Wellington - SuperWindows

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Date: 22/05/2019

Superhome Spotlight Workshop Wellington - SuperWindows

This workshop focus is  SuperWindows. The NZ building code window details are very poor and outdated compared to international practice and are costing kiwis our health and contributing to huge power bills.  

Windows are the weakest link and like a hole in the thermal envelope. 

Learn about recessed high-performance window details. SuperWindows

This is one of a series of free workshops Superhome Movement are running in Wellington on designing and building healthy and energy efficient homes.

If you are in the building industry or homeowners planning a building project and want to gain knowledge about healthy and energy efficient buildings these events are for you.

You can learn more about Superhome Movement at 

Each workshop has experts speaking on the focus topic. They are also a great way to meet individual Superhome supporters and people working in the building industry, helping to drive better building standards in New Zealand.

Location: Victoria University of Wellington, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Te Aro Campus, 139 Vivian Street, Wellington
Time: 5.30pm-7.30pm
Event Content:
  • Bob Burnett Architecture - overall design principles and details including the SuperWindow recessed window details and findings from his study tour of UK & Europe

  • NK Windows - why are SuperWindows important for energy efficiency and warmth, health and comfort

  • Altus Windows - Recessed window detail put together for Housing NZ and triple glazing in Central Otago.

  • Massey University - a research project that monitored Superhomes and identifies the benefits of recessed SuperWindows

  • BRANZ - on their research and testing of new window details

  • Window and Glass Association of NZ will facilitate a panel discussion. 

A 15 minute panel session at the end of the workshop will allow you to ask the evenings presenters and panel of experts any questions you may have.

After the workshop drinks and nibbles will be provided by our workshop Sponsors Aluplast. There is also a chance for you to meet and chat with the speakers and participants of the Superhome Movement.

Guests are invited to Havana Bar to continue networking and sharing ideas.
Havana Bar & Restaurant
32a-34 Wigan Street, Te Aro
Wellington, 6011


This event will be simulcast live on Facebook 


CPD points.

ADNZ members can claim CPD points via the members area of the ADNZ website.

NZGBC members 1 Further education (FE) point will be available to members who attend. 

NZIA and other organisations please contact them directly regarding CPD. 


Thank you to Wellington Workshop Sponsor:




and Partner Sponsors:

GIB, Ecopanel, NK Windows, BRANZ

SuperSponsors window workshop



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