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Whakatu Passivhaus

1 Crathie Place, Nelson South, Nelson, New Zealand
1 Crathie Place Nelson Nelson 7010 NZ

A two storey, three bedroom, 134m2 residential home.

Constructed out of a prefabricated 190mm timber panel, with off set 90mm studs, supplied by Potius.

Insulated with a soy based spray on foam and Knauf blow in insulation. ProClima intello airtightness layer.

Mechanically ventilated with a Zehnder Comfoair.

Blower door tested 0.30

Scored a perfect 10 stars on the NZGBC

Building type:
Single-family residential
Project phase:
Certification type:
Passive House Classic
Year of construction:
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Team members

Business Role
Nathan Edmonston Architect/Designer
Basham Building Limited Contractor/Builder
Nathan Edmonston Passive House Designer/Consultant
Sustainable Engineering Passive House Certifier

Project suppliers

Suppliers Supplied products
Potius SIPS & Insulation
Proclima Weathertightness & Airtightness membranes
Knauf Blow in insulation
Zehnder MVHR