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



SIPS Energy Efficient Home

Bowenvale Ave

SIPS Passive House

Clifton Terrace

Hillside Architectural Re-build

Latest News & Blogs

August 20, 2021

Combatting the 40% convective heat loss from average NZ home

The effort to maintain a constant and comfortable temperature inside your home is hindered primarily by two forces: conduction and convection.  40% of heat lost from an average minimum code…
July 30, 2021

Why You Cannot Rely on R-Value Alone

Simple explanations & guides can make life, and decisions, easier.  However, sometimes simple does not tell the whole story which can be disappointing when something, like your home’s performance or…
June 17, 2021

What Is Form Factor & Why So Important?

Form Factor is basically the buildings surface to volume ratio.   In terms of building performance this is important as it affects heat loss. In Passivhaus and high performance design,…