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Copper Gate For Eco-Holiday Home Rental

Home Details

Land Area
22000 m2
Building area
118 m2
Year built
2013
Rooms
4 bedroom(s), 2 bathroom(s)

An 'open home' celebrating sustainability available as a holiday rental.

  • Non toxic, non-VOC materials
  • Douglas fir timber or on-property building material
  • water efficient toilets and showers
  • Biolytix waste grey/black water
  • high efficiency LED lighting and energy audits
  • carbon-offset protocols
  • community/environmental group sponsorship
  • local merchant support policy
  • sustainability education materials for guests
  • cultural empathy (pa harakeke)
  • reduce, reuse and recycle practices
  • public transport/electric bike options
  • wetland restoration project
  • rainwater collection
  • super-thick walls (150mm)
  • photovoltaic (10kW) solar panels (Nelson's largest residential)
  • own firewood
  • organic fruit
  • free-range eggs
  • highly insulated (R4 floors, R5.8 ceiling, R3.6 walls)
  • thermally broken, low-E argon filled double glazing

For more information, view 'Sustainability at the Gates Accommocation' pdf.

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