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Structural Insulated roof panels were installed in a few hours at our Geraldine job yesterday. ... See MoreSee Less

Structural Insulated roof panels were installed in a few hours at our Geraldine job yesterday.Image attachment

The second truck and trailer of SIPs, and it’s pilot vehicle, almost ready to depart our yards for Nelson. Final checks underway! The team on site headed up early this morning for the prep work whilst a second team here loaded the panels. ... See MoreSee Less

The second truck and trailer of SIPs, and it’s pilot vehicle, almost ready to depart our yards for Nelson.  Final checks underway! The team on site headed up early this morning for the prep work whilst a second team here loaded the panels.Image attachmentImage attachment

Large SIPs roof panels ready to go to our Certified Passive House in Nelson. Most panels are 315mm providing an R-Value of 8.3. The service cavity will also be insulated in this house increasing the R-Value to 10.5! The large panels will require two truck and trailer rigs to transport to Nelson and a couple of days to install. ... See MoreSee Less

Large SIPs roof panels ready to go to our Certified Passive House in Nelson.  Most panels are 315mm providing an R-Value of 8.3.  The service cavity will also be insulated in this house increasing the R-Value to 10.5! The large panels will require two truck and trailer rigs to transport to Nelson and a couple of days to install.Image attachment

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Hi Lyndon They’re from Formance These are China made but the Christchurch factory is also making panels now

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The SIPs wall panels were installed yesterday in Geraldine. The exterior walls of the attached garage are traditional timber frame as it is not part of the ‘living’ building envelope which will provide high levels of both air tightness and insulation enabling the owners to better control their indoor living environment and its performance. ... See MoreSee Less

The SIPs wall panels were installed yesterday in Geraldine.  The exterior walls of the attached garage are traditional timber frame as it is not part of the ‘living’ building envelope which will provide high levels of both air tightness and insulation enabling the owners to better control their indoor living environment and its performance.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Great work weather looks great may have to visit Cheers Karl

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6 months living in a PASSIVE HOUSE! You've heard the science, but here's a description of our actual experiences of living in one to date. It does work - hear how in our latest blog! https://www.chattertonbuilders.co.nz/six-months-in-a-passive-house-whats-it-like ...

The Brink 'Flair' 325 Mechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation Unit installed at our Richmond Passive House. The unit is housed inside a cupboard in the laundry for easy access to clean the filters, but it is very quiet so no annoying background hum. ...

Solar panels have now been installed on our passive house in Rangiora. The differing angles are deliberate to get the most out of winter and summer sun. ...

3/3 - Bowenvale Ave - SIPS Passive House 🏡

Working closely with the architect and owners during the design stage we together achieved a bright, sunny home that met all the requirements of a passive house. The windows and doors were designed to prevent overheating and the SIPS and uPVC windows provided high levels of insulation and air tightness.
The owners were retiring and looking towards a warm healthy home with minimal running costs, but also a place they could entertain their children and grandchildren. The large open plan living area with timber floor and floating stairwell are two of the many interior features. Outside, window and door louvres break up the light exterior plaster finish.
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2/3 - Bowenvale Ave - SIPS Passive House 🏡

Working closely with the architect and owners during the design stage we together achieved a bright, sunny home that met all the requirements of a passive house. The windows and doors were designed to prevent overheating and the SIPS and uPVC windows provided high levels of insulation and air tightness.
The owners were retiring and looking towards a warm healthy home with minimal running costs, but also a place they could entertain their children and grandchildren. The large open plan living area with timber floor and floating stairwell are two of the many interior features. Outside, window and door louvres break up the light exterior plaster finish.
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1/3 - Bowenvale Ave - SIPS Passive House 🏡

Working closely with the architect and owners during the design stage we together achieved a bright, sunny home that met all the requirements of a passive house. The windows and doors were designed to prevent overheating and the SIPS and uPVC windows provided high levels of insulation and air tightness.
The owners were retiring and looking towards a warm healthy home with minimal running costs, but also a place they could entertain their children and grandchildren. The large open plan living area with timber floor and floating stairwell are two of the many interior features. Outside, window and door louvres break up the light exterior plaster finish.
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3/3 - Team work assembling the latest house lot of structural insulated panels inside at our indoor assembly yard ready for transport and install on site. The boys working efficiently, together as a team, to get the job done, and done well! ...