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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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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Kereru 1 - by Enviro Homes

Kereru 1 - by Enviro Homes

Posted by Builder-talk 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 requirem … read more
Three Bed Living - Greenhaven

Three Bed Living - Greenhaven

Posted by Todd Strode-Penny on 25th Nov 2020

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, … read more
Cool Concept!

Cool Concept!

Posted by Nino Kozlevcar on 25th Nov 2020

Cool Concept! - Price on enquiry : Rain Water Collection, Solar Hot Water, Hydro / Water Power, Passive Solar, Insulation, Heat Pump, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Heat Pump Water Heater, New Windows & Doors, Ve … read more
Matakana Eco Sub-Division: sections and home packages for sale

Matakana Eco Sub-Division: sections and home packages for sale

Posted by Builder-talk on 21st Nov 2020

Matakana Eco Sub-Division: sections and home packages for sale: Double Glazing, Solar Hot Water, Solar Power (photovoltaic). Bare land and house packages available in the Matakana Green Eco Subvision. There are 35 Lots all in excess of 815m2. The subdivision is located within walking dista … read more
Beach Barn by Welhaus

Beach Barn by Welhaus

Posted by Builder-talk on 16th Nov 2020

Beach Barn by Welhaus: www.welhaus.com Panelised "kit set" house that you or Welhaus assemble on your site. The floor plan is 10x6 = 60 sq m (noted as land area above). Enquiries over $229,000 (when assembled by Welhaus in NZ). - Check with Welhaus for options; add or remove modules, deck … read more
Rata - by Evolution

Rata - by Evolution

Posted by Builder-talk on 11th Nov 2020

Rata by Evolution: Solar Hot Water, Insulation, Rain Water Collection, Passive Solar, Solar Power (photovoltaic), New Windows & Doors. 180m2, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 living room, 1 study, contemporary dining/kitchen area, double garage. Price on enquiry … read more
The Pakawau - By Ecotect

The Pakawau - By Ecotect

Posted by Builder-talk on 4th Nov 2020

The Pakawau by Ecotect: Passive Solar, Insulation. Ecotect design ecologically sustainable homes that are affordable. Their homes are safe, less toxic, energy efficient and sourced from local manufacturers whenever possible. Price on enquiry … read more