The HomeSmart Home case study

Andrea Blackmore. A high level summary of the design and performance of New Zealand Housing Foundation’s HomeSmart Home including feedback from the household living in it.

New Zealand Housing Foundation HomeSmart Home: Evaluation of performance and occupancy

Lois Easton. The New Zealand Housing Foundation HomeSmart Home was designed in partnership with Beacon to meet the HSS High Standard of Sustainability.  This report brings together the findings from […]

Performance of the New Zealand Housing Foundation’s HomeSmart Home

Johannes Roberti, Andrew Pollard, Nikki Buckett and Lisa Burrough. This report examines the performance of the NZHF HomeSmart Home with regard to the energy and water use and indoor environment. […]

The NZHF HomeSmart Home: Occupants’ experience of the home and comparison with NOW Homes

Rachael Trotman. Following on from its NOW Home projects in Waitakere and Rotorua, Beacon partnered with the New Zealand Housing Foundation in 2009 to develop and monitor a sustainable HomeSmart […]

Concluding Beacon’s NOW100 project

Vicki Cowan, Lois Easton, Andries Popping. This report documents Beacon’s new homes research, at the point of early wrap up of the NOW100 project. The decision to withdraw from the […]

Development of HomeSmart Home Procedures v.1 for piloting

Lois Easton, Marta Karlik-Neale, Roman Jaques. This report outlines the methodology and work undertaken to develop the Version 1 HomeSmart Home Procedures for the NOW100 (HomeSmart Homes) Project. The Procedures […]

NOW100 project monitoring and evaluation

P. Arnold, Lois Easton, Andries Popping, Kay Saville-Smith. This working paper outlines the research methodology, low cost monitoring protocol and research and evaluation framework for the NOW100 Project. It outlines […]