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The White Home

3234 State Highway 2, Clareville, New Zealand
3234 State Highway 2 Clareville Wellington 5792 NZ

A modest rural “farmhouse” for the owners to live in comfort in their extensive garden. The house also achieved 5* Lifemark certification for universal/accessible design.

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Single-family residential
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Passive House Classic
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Team members

Business Role
VIA architecture Ltd Architect/Designer
Quality Builders 2005 Ltd Contractor/Builder
VIA architecture Ltd (Elrond Burrell) Passive House Designer/Consultant
Sustainable Engineering Ltd (Jason Quinn) Passive House Certifier
Certa Engineering Ltd Structural Engineer

Project suppliers

Suppliers Supplied products
Knauf Insulation Earthwool insulation
Maxraft Under slab insulation
Pro Clima New Zealand Airtight membranes and tapes
Ecowindows Windows and doors
ENERsign windows Windows
Enveloped Stiebel Eltron ventilation
CHH PLY Ecoply Barrier airtight layer