New Zealand Trends Volume 33 No 3 - Page 88

Cold outside? Thanks to its tight thermal envelope, this energy efficient family home by green-building specialists Evolution sits at a perfect temperature year round search | save | share at Great outlooks, flowing interiors, the latest finishes and features – all these things are very important when selecting your new house. But there’s one element in particular that makes a home welcome for everyone – built-in warmth. This 221m 2 Jack’s Point home, maximising the sun to the North and views of Lake Wakatipu to the South, is an excellent case in point. Designed by architect Mark Gray and built by Evolution, a division of Rilean Con- struction, this house benefits from all the design features that contribute to an energy- efficient home, says Annabelle Numaguchi,