Superhome Top 10 Principals

New Zealand’s building code is over 20 years behind other developed OECD countries with almost all new homes being built to the lowest standard allowed by law. We have some of the worst health statistics in the world related to poor housing. The universal target is the worst possible house that you are legally allowed to build. 

Even new homes can have single-digit room temperatures in winter, or reach unbearably hot temperatures in summer. Housing is too often thought of purely as a financial investment rather than what it should be –  a great place to live. Residents and Homeowners generally dont know what they dont know – they accept what they are given. It doesnt need to be this way. 

Below are our Top 10 Principals that create a healthier, affordable, and energy-efficient home – A Superhome is a sum of many parts.