Here are some example house plans that have been uploaded by other members of the Ecobob + Builder-Talk community. This is the perfect place to find inspiration for new builds or eco-renovations.

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Welcome to the Builder-Talk blog! There are articles covering a wide range of topics from sustainable living to self-build homes and everything in between.


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Here are some example homes that are fully or heavily sustainable. This is a great place to find inspiration for your own sustainable future!


Here are the Eco Homes for Sale listings, so if you are looking at buying a sustainable home or you're just looking for inspiration, you can browse a range of eco homes that have already been built.

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Three Bed Living - Greenhaven

Three Bed Living - Greenhaven

Posted by Todd Strode-Penny on 25th Mar 2021

Three Bed Living - Greenhaven Price on enquiry : Greywater Recycling, Passive Solar, Insulation, Rain Water Collection, New Windows & Doors, Solar Hot Water, Ventilation System, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Double Glazing, Low V … read more
Two Storey Urban - Greenhaven

Two Storey Urban - Greenhaven

Posted by jonathan@pitiana.com BigCommerce on 25th Mar 2021

Two Storey Urban - Greenhaven: Rain Water Collection, Solar Hot Water, Passive Solar, Insulation, Greywater Recycling, Double Glazing, Solar Power (photovoltaic), New Windows & Doors, Ventilation System, Low VOC Paints & Finishes and Hot Water Radiator. Price … read more
Rammed Earth Eco-House - Hamilton, Waikato

Rammed Earth Eco-House - Hamilton, Waikato

Posted by Builder-talk on 12th Feb 2021

Rammed Earth Eco-House - Hamilton, Waikato: Solar hot water, Double glazing, Ventilation system, Insulation, Wood Burner. Designed by Graeme North to provide all the architectural space and sophistication of a large, well-designed country home, with generous proportions and high ceilings, … read more
Self-sufficient, healthy eco house 10 minutes from Nelson

Self-sufficient, healthy eco house 10 minutes from Nelson

Posted by Builder-talk on 21st Jan 2021

Self-sufficient, healthy eco house 10 minutes from Nelson: Solar hot water, Solar power (photovoltaic), Double glazing, Greywater recycling, Insulation, Wood burner. A challenging build on a steep site...many geotechnical limitations forced us to abandon retaining walls and mudbricks, ret … read more
Greenhaven Homes GH100

Greenhaven Homes GH100

Posted by jonathan@pitiana.com BigCommerce on 20th Jan 2021

Greenhaven Homes GH100: Greywater recycling, Passive solar, Insulation, Solar power (photovoltaic), Rain water collection, Double glazing, Wood burner, New Windows & Doors, Low VOC Paints & Finishes. Price on enquiry … read more
Passive Solar House: Nelson

Passive Solar House: Nelson

Posted by Builder-talk on 3rd Jan 2021

Passive Solar House: Nelson: Solar hot water, Double glazing, Wood burner. Two level, three bedroom home, with basement garaging for two cars, a workshop and lock up room, positioned for all day sun and wide, unobstructed sea and mountain views. … read more
Weka - by Enviro Homes

Weka - by Enviro Homes

Posted by jonathan@pitiana.com BigCommerce on 19th Dec 2020

Weka by Enviro Homes: Solar Hot Water, Insulation, Solar power (photovoltaic), Double glazing. Enviro Homes has been established in response to the expectations of the discerning home buyer. It is becoming more and more apparent that people are not satisfied to build to the bare requireme … read more
Kea - by Enviro Homes

Kea - by Enviro Homes

Posted by jonathan@pitiana.com BigCommerce on 3rd Dec 2020

Kea by Enviro Homes: Solar Hot Water, Insulation, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Double Glazing. Enviro Homes has been established in response to the expectations of the discerning home buyer. It is becoming more and more apparent that people are not satisfied to build to the bare requiremen … read more
Kereru 1 - by Enviro Homes

Kereru 1 - by Enviro Homes

Posted by jonathan@pitiana.com BigCommerce on 27th Nov 2020

Kereru by Enviro Homes: Solar Hot Water, Insulation, Double Glazing, Solar Power (photovoltaic). Enviro Homes has been established in response to the expectations of the discerning home buyer. It is becoming more and more apparent that people are not satisfied to build to the bare require … read more