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


Clifton Terrace

Hillside Architectural Re-build


SIPS Energy Efficient Home


Architectural Build

Latest News & Blogs

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,…
November 24, 2020

Six Months in a Passive House – What’s It Like?

After years of dreaming about living in a passive house, we finally moved into our own in March 2020. So, six months on, what are our thoughts?....The biggest plus for…
October 13, 2020

Are Structural Insulated Panels More Expensive to Build with Than Traditional Timber Frame Construction?

Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs).  We are often asked how much more expensive they are than traditional timber framing and batts.  The answer might surprise you, but we should also consider…