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iDeal House Passive Design
www.idealhouse.org iDeal House—Passive House Certified, Homestar Rated. http://www.joomag.com/magazine/nz-new-home-trends-nz-new-home-trends-vol-30-10/0142791001413161201/p64?short#.VFg5hEpOGUQ.mailto A Four bedroom family home on a “typical” green fields subdivision, situated in Beachlands, Auckland. The Project showcases various sustainable building techniques, materials and systems. Key features of the project include- - A high level of insulation and air-tightness,  - Double glazed low E windows,  - Heat exchanged ventilation,  - water harvesting and conservation.  - specific energy efficient design. - 10KW Solar PV system to achieve Net Energy positive in use.  - materials with recycled content, low VOC and environmental best practice manufacturing processes. Design, Documentation and Homestar Assessment by S3Architects.