The New Zealand Property Podcast | Learn from Interviews with Property Experts
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A weekly show where we interview industry experts about all aspects of the New Zealand property market and investing.
We talk to successful investors, advisors, renovators, market commentators, publishers, suppliers, property managers and more. Check it out and don't forget to leave feedback so we can make the show even better!
Most Recent Episode
Episode 62: Mark talks to Bob Burnett on Superhome Builds in Christchurch
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This week’s podcast is about the Superhome movement that is moving throughout the country. Bob is an architect specializing in energy efficient homes. These new builds suit investor or home owners Built to a higher standard for better living Healthy and energy efficient with little / no power bills There are only two 10 star homes in New Zealand that Bob and associates built in Christchurch. Mark and Bob discuss what this actually means, but include: Solar, drain water collection, thermal performance (thermal envelope), Size and orientation of the windows Insulation is key – Superhome uses insulation from floor to ceiling Houses feel spacious with higher ceilings and the design Avoid health issues like asthma (NZ highest in the world) by using air tightness so there’s no condensation Financially positive / feasible– less expensive than what people think Achieving more than minimum standards in terms of the building code Events – You can hear more about Superhomes at the Sales (Ravenswood Christchurch) and information nights in Auckland and Christchurch coming up in the next few weeks. Click here to learn more.