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).

Eco Features


Solar hot water

Double glazing

Insulation

Wood Burner

Home Details


Land Area

Building Area

Year Built

Rooms

13910 m²

166 m²

2010

3 bedroom(s), 2 bathroom(s)

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). 20mm Argon double-glazing with timber double-hung sash joinery. Sewage pumped to stepping tank and then to local treatment plant and soakage area. Direct north-facing aspect. 100% wool insulation - R2.5 (Wall), R3.6 (Ceil). x30 tube solar hot-water. x6 reclaimed cast-iron central-heating radiators and x2 hot-water towel rails. ~16kW equiv reconditioned Rayburn solid fuel cooker (cooking, solar boost and running radiators). Plumbing from vanities/bath/shower routed to single gully for future grey-water recycling.

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