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When building a home in New Zealand, you need to deal with a builder that understands the uniqueness of our beautiful terrain, stunning scenery and of course our climate.

To help you to become as informed as possible about your journey, and of course to keep up with the latest in our network and the building industry, we’ve developed a quiet place for you to enjoy perusing articles we’ve published. These touch on the latest in design advice, innovation and inspiration, building tips and advice, and of course some case studies which we hope will get you excited about your home building journey with David Reid Homes… so pull up a chair, grab a coffee and enjoy!

  1. Sustainable Homes

    Building Sustainable Houses with David Reid Homes

    To achieve a sustainable home you need to consider your choices and options for everything. From construction materials to energy efficient appliances. Built to maximise sun, natural light and passive ventilation, sustainable homes tread lightly on the land, minimise toxins in the environment and provide homeowners with the benefits of a healthy, energy efficient home.
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  2. Efficient Homes

    Building Efficient Houses with David Reid Homes

    When designing your new home it is important to consider how energy efficient you would like it to be. Efficient homes are created by making informed decisions on construction methods, appliances, lighting and water. By taking advantage of the natural environment, designers can often include passive solar heating and cooling and energy efficient landscaping strategies.
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  3. The Allens - Home

    Bespoke Dream Home for Canterbury Couple

    When retired Canterbury couple Rose and Dick Allan set about looking for a new house to spend their autumn years in, they had a clear idea of what they were looking for. The pair lead an active lifestyle, but weren’t interested in spending their time doing gardening and maintenance around the house.
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