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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Cutting Edge and Timeless

Cutting Edge and Timeless

Posted by Builder-Talk on 28th Mar 2021

Cutting Edge and Timeless - Price by negotiation : Solar Hot Water, Ventilation System, Rain Water Collection, Greywater Recycling, Passive Solar, Insulation, Wood Burner … read more
Rengaru Solar Village

Rengaru Solar Village

Posted by Builder-Talk on 28th Mar 2021

Rengaru Solar Village - Price by negotiation : Insulation, Rain Water Collection, New Windows & Doors, Electric Car Charging Station, Passive Solar, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Wood Burner, Vegetable Garden, Heat Pump Wa … read more
Cool Concept!

Cool Concept!

Posted by Nino Kozlevcar on 25th Mar 2021

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, Ventilation Sy … read more
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
Pourakino

Pourakino

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

Pourakino: Rain Water Collection, Vegetable Garden, New Windows & Doors, Ventilation System, Passive Solar, Heat Pump Water Heater, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Insulation, Solar Hot Water. Price on enquiry … read more
Waiheke Island Eco Friendly House

Waiheke Island Eco Friendly House

Posted by Builder-talk on 26th Feb 2021

Waiheke Island Eco Friendly House: Heat Pump, Insulation. The house has been designed by eco-architect Johann Bernhardt. The house features cedar cladding, Poggen Pohl kitchen, oak floors, large glass sliders, glass balustrades and all white interior. … read more
Kapiti Off Grid

Kapiti Off Grid

Posted by Builder-talk on 25th Feb 2021

Kapiti Off Grid: Solar hot water, Double glazing, Insulation, Wood Burner. 3 bed, 2 bath, twin-gable replica villa. FSC-sourced rusticated weatherboard. UT pine framing (internal). 60,000L total roofwater storage. Membrane water-filtration (No UV = zero power vs 130W always-on for UV). … read more
Devonport Lohas Home

Devonport Lohas Home

Posted by Builder-talk on 24th Feb 2021

Devonport Lohas Home: Solar hot water, Double glazing, Insulation, Wood Burner. An eco-friendly, self-contained stand-alone, modern two bedroom accommodation. Designed by a leading environmentally-focused architect, Johann Bernhardt, with Equinox Design. … read more