Welcome To Chatterton Builders

Energy Efficient & Passive House Design & Build Specialists

About Us

Dedicated To Healthy, Energy Efficient, Higher Performing Homes!

We not only build superior performing homes, we have the expertise to design and build your dream home with you.

What We Do

Architectural Builds

The more challenging builds, requiring extra attention to detail.

Energy Efficient & Passive Homes

The highest performing energy efficient home available.

New Builds

Custom designed or off the plan new build construction for residential new homes.


Structural insulated panels – Supply and install of full construction from design to completion.

Featured Projects


Rangiora Show Home

SIPs Passive House

Clifton Terrace

Hillside Architectural Re-build


Architectural Build

Latest News & Blogs

August 25, 2020

Will I Be Able to Afford My Custom Designed Home?

There are several very reasonable designers and architects that cater for a market that wants a home for their unique needs, tastes and unique locations, but whose  budgets are not…
August 5, 2020

Can I Afford a Passive House or an Energy Efficient Home?

We are often asked this question.  Visits to our mid builds and show homes get people thinking about living in a better designed, healthy comfortable home.  Everyone loves the idea…
June 12, 2020

BRANZ & Building Beyond Code Minimums

BRANZ & Building Beyond Code Minimums … ‘these ‘bare minimum’ houses are the poorest performing homes that can legally be built’ – BRANZ referring to Minimum Code Build Homes.  …