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eHaus Waikanae

Waikanae, New Zealand
32 Main Road Waikanae Wellington 5036 NZ

The first certified Passive House in the Wellington region and catalyst for the eHaus Kapiti team to launch from.  A contemporary three bedroom home,  built as an expoHaus  (demonstration house) and used initially as the eHaus Kapiti teams work base. It is now sold and in private ownership. Designed and built with a double insulated timber frame and insulated concrete pad. The home is grid tied with a roof mounted 3kW solar PV system. A heat pump split system provides hot water and powers a hydronic underfloor heating system that is rarely used!

Building type:
Single-family residential
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Certification type:
Passive House Classic
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Team members

Business Role
Ross Bennett - Sketch Project Architect/Designer
eHaus Kapiti Contractor/Builder
eHaus Passive House Designer/Consultant
Jason Quinn - Sustainable Engineering Ltd Passive House Certifier

Project suppliers

Suppliers Supplied products
Fantech Zehnder Ventilation
Advanced UPVC Window Joinery