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


Bowenvale Ave

SIPS Passive House

Okuku Architectural

Architectural New Build

Rangiora Show Home

SIPs Passive House

Latest News & Blogs

August 5, 2020

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

So....How much more does it cost to build a passive house or energy efficient home than a standard minimum code home? We are often asked this question.  Visits to our…
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.  …
November 18, 2019

Our New Home – Part 12 – The Pre-Wire Opportunity!

An essential step of any build is to ensure clients get the opportunity to walk around their home at pre-wire stage. …………………. Background to Blog: It’s not every day you…