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.


Here are some upcoming events for 2021!


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.

If you would like to list a property on this page for $59 (one time fee) until it is sold, please fill out this form and upload images and property details.


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
The Next 10 Star SUPERHOME

The Next 10 Star SUPERHOME

Posted by jonathan@pitiana.com BigCommerce on 17th Feb 2021

The Next 10 Star Superhome: Rainwater Collection, Vegetable Garden, New Windows & Doors, Passive solar, Insulation, Heat Pump Water Heater, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Ventilation System, Electric Car Charging Station. Enquiries over $885,000 … read more
Eco Home on Great Barrier Island

Eco Home on Great Barrier Island

Posted by Builder-talk on 29th Jan 2021

Eco Home on Great Barrier Island: Solar hot water, Solar power (photovoltaic). The house is nestled in a beautifully private setting surrounded with large Puriri trees, Blackwoods and other natives. The building form is elevated for flood protection, and acknowledges the hill to the west, … read more
Riverwood Urban Eco Homestay, by Ecotect

Riverwood Urban Eco Homestay, by Ecotect

Posted by Builder-talk on 28th Jan 2021

Riverwood Urban Eco Homestay, by Ecotect: Solar hot water, Solar power (photovoltaic), Insulation. Home for over 14 years now and have just moved my design office back home using the study and one bedroom upstairs. In the last 3 years my partner and I have created extensive organic vege g … read more
Westmere house - a new urban sustainable home by ebode

Westmere house - a new urban sustainable home by ebode

Posted by Builder-talk on 24th Jan 2021

Westmere house - a new urban sustainable home by ebode: Solar hot water, Solar power (photovoltaic), Insulation, Wood Burner. Ebode also monitors power consumption and detailed climate data which is used to refine the design of future projects. It is also a great way to "prove" that ebode … 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