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 home was assessed against Beacon’s HSS High Standard of Sustainability benchmarks for reticulated energy use and reticulated water use. It pays particular attention to the technologies not used in other Beacon demonstration homes.