Trusses and/or approved wood trusses feature kiln-dried top and
bottom chords for maximum Strength
ceilings have a custom designed flat 455mm truss allows 300mm
of insulation, and is engineered with air circulation/ventilation
behind the insulation for maximum ventilation.
homes use only plywood sheathing on the roof, exterior walls and
sub-floor, the mark of a true quality home.
helps give all EEH
a seismic zone 2 rating.
wall & ceiling and 15.8mm T&G sub-floor
Plywood is also available.
year asphalt shingles with heavy grit coloured surface will keep the
roof in top condition for many years. Other surfaces optional.
choice to resort to other roofing options such as colour steel or
tile. (Tile must be considered in advance due to the weight
Perfectly engineered PVC skylights are thermally sealed safety
glass, and can fill your home with natural light.
addition, selectively place Skylights can add to solar absorption.
can be ordered with electrical openers, with rain guard, and remote
are all sub-floor designed with full floor joists, beams, sills, and
cross bridging. All timber is Kiln dried, ensuring the floors will
always remain level.
18.8mm tongue and groove plywood sub-floor is glued and screwed to
prevent annoying noises.
Colonial interior trim and doors, include specially patterned,
Trim is available in Paint Grade, or stain grade for the finishing
exterior doors are insulated core, steel clad doors, with rebound
compression weather stripping with raised thermal break, providing
both comfort, and security.
doors: see SuperWindows.
SuperWindows are double glazed with
Low E coatings and argon gas hermetically sealed. This includes
exterior sliding glass doors if so equipped. These are the ultimate
windows in energy efficiency.
Quality Fiberglass batt insulation for the complete ceiling area,
and for all living area exterior walls, provide maximum energy
R-3.6 (NZ) in Exterior Walls. & 300mm
in ceilings R-7 (NZ)
A 6 mil polyethylene vapour barrier ensures that your home has a
durable and effective moisture barrier. in colder areas
exterior wall studs are 6x2 Kiln dried Spruce, EU certified, 16”
(406.4mm) Center providing, along with the plywood sheathing, 315%
more strength than conventional framing.
The exterior wall sheathing is solid 13mm plywood, and is supplied
with world renowned “Tyvek” exterior wrap.
includes a special designed detail for custom window projections
that add light and space to your kitchen and or dining rooms.
Combining casement windows and skylights in a framed wall
projection, these options are a wonder full way to let the sunshine
wide range of feature trims including shutters, window grills,
cupolas, and louvered vents give your home a distinctive appearance.
exteriors feature the natural look of rough-sawn, select grade Cedar
siding, pre finished Flood-coat cedar, or attractive vinyl siding,
which can be enhanced and accented with stone, brick or stucco.
can outfit your home with the siding of your choice. We do recommend
offer HardiPlank siding, as well as H or V Cedar, and even a new
option: Half round logs for that log home look.
you can outfit your homes with brick, stone or rock
will adding a fantastic range of gorgeous kitchen options over the
can build appliances into your finished product, however we do not
built them in as a "Hidden" cost.
let us know what you want and we can provide them as part of the new
home budget, at a competitive cost.
is developing preferred lists of Solar, Airtight log, and Heat Pump
highly recommend solar hot water heating, when used with evacuated
tube collectors, Inverter Heat Pumps,
Key Benefits - EHH
walls 6 X 2, Interior partitions 4 x 2
wall sheathing: 13mm Solid Plywood
Sub-Roof sheathing: 13mm Solid Plywood
wood is kiln dried AND heat treated to EU standards, and
typically Export grade
are 10 x 2 laminated
15.8mm Plywood, glued and nailed to 10x2's
2 Seismic rating
working drawings and foundation plans
Some of the items
indicated on this page may be optional to the "Basic"
package. Always check with your EEH representative to confirm