A worth $2 million green home building in Remuera, a suburban community in Auckland won the 2010 House of the Year award by the Registered Master Builders. The multi million green home building won the award and beating 530 other contestants for the contest.
The four bedroom green home building in Remuera is set among one hundred trees and features a luxury swimming pool, plus a home theater.
The green home building also has a sun deck, which is connected to all main living spaces that spans the entire width of the house. It is also the winner of “over $2m category” for New Homes.
The property was designed to have a good air quality or ventilation, sustainability, low toxicity of materials, and energy efficient.
It also features about 15 different kinds of timbers, which are not treated chemically treated, a request from the owner.
According to the Chairman of the judging panel for the residential category, Graham Anderson, said that from the moment the judges set their eyes on the property, they had found the winner.
Anderson also said that the house was “simply faultless”.
The green home building also won the Pink Batts Ultra Efficiency Award.
Judges said the house delivers comfort, a high indoor air quality or ventilation control, and high end products.
Other houses aside from the green home building won other awards in different categories like the home in Kelburn, Wellington won the Best Renovation of the Year award, with a renovation cost of $250,000—half the renovation cost allowed.