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Will summer turn your green home into a greenhouse?!

Feeling febrile? Hating the humidity? With January 2018 being the hottest month on record and February following suit, did you know that choosing a Green Home could actually prevent stuffy and stifling living conditions? We all know a sustainable home is much warmer but did you know it can be cooler too? The Green Homes [...]

2018-02-28T16:57:01+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Our Pauanui Green Development – NZ Herald: Ex-Orange Grove turns Green

A new development will offer retirees an eco-friendly lifestyle writes Sandra Goodwin. Weekend Herald - 2018-02-17. A new Pauanui development offering standalone freehold homes with an eco-friendly thrust offers a veritable “pick 'n' mix” of options on land adjoining the golf course...

2018-02-23T15:52:47+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Green News|

Green Homes New Zealand Open Eco-Friendly Showhome

This month Design and Build specialists Green Homes officially opened their flagship showhome in Rolleston, Canterbury. This gave them an opportunity showcase their eco-friendly home in one of the country’s fastest growing and progressive townships. When it comes to eco houses in New Zealand, display homes [...]

2018-02-28T16:48:04+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Green News|

Going Green Achieves Better Resale on Your New Home

As New Zealander’s knowledge of the benefits of building green grows and becomes more mainstream, so will the expectations affecting the decision-making process when buying. 1. Overseas research has shown that in a competitive market, green homes have proven to sell not only faster but for more money. 2. Demand for healthier, sustainable homes [...]

2017-07-11T11:35:10+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Green Advice, Green News|

5 Essentials for Creating a Healthier Green Home

Scientific studies both here in New Zealand and overseas have linked poor housing design and construction to bad health. Cold, damp, mouldy and draughty homes make us sick, causing anything from coughs and colds, to asthma, respiratory infections and even cardiovascular disease and rheumatic fever. Quite simply, if you build a Green home that is [...]

2017-06-09T17:02:43+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Green Advice|


MANGAWHAI - AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME DESIGN FROM GREEN HOMES NEW ZEALAND Better quality of life. Better cost of living. Mangawhai is a perfectly designed home for families looking for a double storey living with a design that provides space and multiple living areas. Mangawhai is one of our larger plans on offer and [...]

2017-04-27T20:25:32+00:00 April 24th, 2017|House Plan|


OMAHA - AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME DESIGN FROM GREEN HOMES NEW ZEALAND If you’re looking for something special on a larger site… A truly unique pavilion style home that spreads across your site, creating fantastic and inviting spaces, both inside and out. Omaha offers the best of spacious living for people looking to take [...]

2017-04-27T20:24:04+00:00 April 24th, 2017|House Plan|


PAPAMOA - AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME DESIGN FROM GREEN HOMES NEW ZEALAND A delicious diversity of living spaces & cutting edge energy efficiency. Papamoa is an ideal design for anyone who wants to build a great Green home for regular cost. Papamoa is a design from our double storey range and is perfect for [...]

2017-04-27T20:22:35+00:00 April 24th, 2017|House Plan|


PIHA - AN ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME DESIGN FROM GREEN HOMES NEW ZEALAND Space to spread out, have fun & save money. Piha is a real entertainers home, perfect for the family that loves the outdoors all year round. The heart of this home is the central pod, which contains a large open living area, [...]

2017-04-27T20:21:06+00:00 April 24th, 2017|House Plan|