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Doors wide open at New Zealand’s first 10 Homestar Built home https://t.co/glVoNl0uFz https://t.co/yGbxr11AxF

Doors wide open at New Zealand’s first 10 Homestar Built home 07 August 2015 The first home to achieve a 10 Homestar Built rating has opened its doors in Christchurch – and developer and architectural designer Bob Burnett plans to share the design and build information with anyone who wants to create their own sustainable home. The 140sqm, two-storey home at 11 Church Square, Addington, was officially launched this week. This is the first 10 Homestar Built rating awarded in New Zealand; the first 10 Homestar Design rating was awarded to a Belvedere Group showhome in May 2015. Launched in 2010, Homestar is the independent system that rates the health, comfort and efficiency of New Zealand homes, on a scale of 1-10. It takes into account energy, water, waste, ventilation, health and comfort, and other environmental factors, at both Design and Built stage. There are currently...

Full article: https://www.nzgbc.org.nz/Story?Action=View&Story_id=78

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