Bishop Street Passive House

  • Architect: MCD Architecture
  • Builder: Ethos Homes
  • Engineer: Engco

Character style certified Passive House breaks the mould

  • Designed, built and certified to Passive House Classic standard
  • Blower door test result of .38 air changes per hour (@ 50Pa)
  • Triple-glazed, uPVC windows from NK Windows
  • Wolf heat recovery ventilation system
  • 240m2 living space + 80m2 garage

This family of early-adoptors, describes themselves as a “regular Kiwi family”, “through the violence of nature, a good insurance policy, and our desire to play a small part in looking after the planet, have ended up planning and building a passive house.”

After their 1930s-built character home was damaged beyond repair in the Canterbury earthquakes, the owners designed a new home that echoed the era of their previous home and suited the vernacular of their neighbourhood. This beautiful home delivers on both authentic character style and modern sophistication with features including polished concrete floors, a Davinia Sutton kitchen and a steam room in the master bedroom ensuite.

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Bishop Street Passive House

  • Architect: MCD Architecture
  • Builder: Ethos Homes
  • Engineer: Engco

Character style certified Passive House breaks the mould

  • Designed, built and certified to Passive House Classic standard
  • Blower door test result of .38 air changes per hour (@ 50Pa)
  • Triple-glazed, uPVC windows from NK Windows
  • Wolf heat recovery ventilation system
  • 240m2 living space + 80m2 garage

This family of early-adoptors, describes themselves as a “regular Kiwi family”, “through the violence of nature, a good insurance policy, and our desire to play a small part in looking after the planet, have ended up planning and building a passive house.”

After their 1930s-built character home was damaged beyond repair in the Canterbury earthquakes, the owners designed a new home that echoed the era of their previous home and suited the vernacular of their neighbourhood. This beautiful home delivers on both authentic character style and modern sophistication with features including polished concrete floors, a Davinia Sutton kitchen and a steam room in the master bedroom ensuite.

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Bishop Street Passive House

  • Architect: MCD Architecture
  • Builder: Ethos Homes
  • Engineer: Engco

Character style certified Passive House breaks the mould

  • Designed, built and certified to Passive House Classic standard
  • Blower door test result of .38 air changes per hour (@ 50Pa)
  • Triple-glazed, uPVC windows from NK Windows
  • Wolf heat recovery ventilation system
  • 240m2 living space + 80m2 garage

This family of early-adoptors, describes themselves as a “regular Kiwi family”, “through the violence of nature, a good insurance policy, and our desire to play a small part in looking after the planet, have ended up planning and building a passive house.”

After their 1930s-built character home was damaged beyond repair in the Canterbury earthquakes, the owners designed a new home that echoed the era of their previous home and suited the vernacular of their neighbourhood. This beautiful home delivers on both authentic character style and modern sophistication with features including polished concrete floors, a Davinia Sutton kitchen and a steam room in the master bedroom ensuite.

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