“A housing development in Raglan is encouraging purchasers to design energy efficient homes by using guidelines from the New Zealand Green Building Council.
And the council says the New Zealand building code is shockingly bad at ensuring homes are liveable and more people are realising standards need to be higher.
The Rangitahi project is a 550-section development on a Raglan peninsula that pokes out into the harbour.
It is incorporating the council’s six star Homestar rating into its design rules.”
The Rangitahi Project featured on Stuff.co.nz recently for encouraging sustainable, energy-efficient homes. Read the full article here.
Want to know more? Download our Design Guidelines for Rangitahi here, which outlines our vision for Rangitahi and our energy efficient building guidelines.
Interested in joining our new sustainable neighbourhood in Raglan? Head to our explore page here, and see what exciting things we’ve got planned!