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Treated Floor Area:
187

 m2

Heating Demand:
12.0

 kWh/(m2a)

Heating Load:
11.5

 W/m2

Airtightness:
0.36
 ACH
Certification:
Passive House Classic
Architecture & Design

Wheelhaus

Located on the hills overlooking Whitby, Wheelhaus is a certified Passive House designed by VIA architecture. The four-bedroom multi-generational home sits on a long section, with its narrowest boundary to the north. This required careful consideration of form and window placement, to optimise daylight and solar heat gain, and take advantage of the site’s stunning northerly views. These design goals are achieved through dynamic facade angles, which also reflect the contours of the Whitby landscape. Evoking a rocky outcrop on the hillside, the house uses a light grey exterior aluminium cladding. Interior finishes, in neutral colours and materials, include recycled timber flooring and timber-alu joinery. Large sliding doors connect the living space with a generous covered deck area, continuing the home’s visual and physical connections to its surroundings. Build by North Face Construction. Completed May 2021
Treated Floor Area:
137

 m2

Heating Demand:
11.9

 kWh/(m2a)

Heating Load:
9.4

 W/m2

Airtightness:
0.22
 ACH
Certification:
Passive House Classic
Consulting

Finch Residence

A compact and modest low-carbon Passive House in Waikuku, Canterbury. Construction management by Finbo Construction Project Management, built by Ethos Homes. Completed May 2023.
Photo: Dunlop Builders
Treated Floor Area:
147

 m2

Heating Demand:
13.8

 kWh/(m2a)

Heating Load:
11.5

 W/m2

Airtightness:
0.38
 ACH
Certification:
Passive House Plus
Consulting

Dunlop Hub

An ambitious Passive House office building constructed by Dunlop Builders as their headquarters to embody their company values. It is a stunning building designed by Pac Studio showcasing elegant architecture, beautiful timber craftwork, and excellent environmental credentials. Not only is it the first commercial office building in Aotearoa NZ to be certified to the Passive House standard, but it also achieved Passive House Plus certification. Completed May 2023. For more details see: https://www.dunlopbuilders.co.nz/insights/the-dunlop-hub/
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