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Eco house in Tahuna Hills, Nelson

Home Details

Land Area
933 m2 m2
Building area
144 m2 m2
Year built
4 bedroom(s), 2 bathroom(s)

A Peter Olerenshaw designed Richmond eco home on a property with apple trees and mature trees. The desing of the house makes the most of the natural sunlight throughout by using high-level clear storey windows and with good levels of window glazing on the north side of the house.

Eco Features of this home include:
Passive solar design
Thermally broken frame, roof and foundation
Double glazing with low E
Thermal mass coloured concrete floor
Non-toxic building materials
Zero VOC paint
R3.6 Woolen insulation for walls
R5.8 Woolen insulation for roof
100mm polystyrene floor insulation
Energy efficient lighting and appliances
Water saving devices
Biolytix wastewater system
Solar hot water system
Clean air log burner with wet back
Prewired for PV solar power system

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