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eHaus Holmes Hill

Clydesdale Drive, Holmes Hill, Oamaru, New Zealand
16A Clydesdale Drive Oamaru Otago 9401 NZ

This captivating home offers three bedrooms, including a spacious master bedroom with an ensuite and walk-in robe. With a total area of 133 square meters, every area has been thoughtfully designed for optimal use.

This project stands as a testament to the unwavering dedication of its owners. They embarked on a remarkable journey of exploration into the world of passive houses, investing countless hours in research until they found eHaus. Their vision was a certified passive house in Oamaru, and their unwavering determination paid off. This home meets the eHaus Euro performance standard, delivering 91% predicted heat energy savings and is the first certified Passive House in Oamaru.

This home is equipped with incredible features such as a Stiebel Eltron hot water heat pump that provides energy-efficient hot water, while a Zehnder Ventilation Unit guarantees clean, fresh air circulation throughout the house. The triple-glazed high-performance glass, a fully insulated concrete pad and 140mm timber framing allow for exceptional insulation, delivering year-round comfort and energy savings.

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Single-family residential
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Passive House Classic
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Team members

Business Role
Smart Alliances Limited Architect/Designer
eHaus Waitaki Contractor/Builder
eHaus Passive House Designer/Consultant
Sustainable Engineering Ltd Passive House Certifier