Tiny House Feature - Pamela's Palace

Tiny House Feature - Pamela's Palace

A bespoke tiny house built out of SIPs, finished with a Little Honey fireplace, gorgeous French country cottage-style décor and a lot of natural light, makes this space a perfect country getaway.

Read on to view the interior photographs of Pamela’s Palace.

What does off grid living look like?

What does off grid living look like?

Don’t you just love that feeling when you’re on holidays away from your busy everyday life and you have the chance to go out somewhere that feels off the grid? It’s a feeling of serenity, relaxation and independence. It’s so important for our happiness to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But what if that feeling could be more than just a holiday feeling? How can you live your life off the grid?

Heating your Tiny Home in Winter

Heating your Tiny Home in Winter

With the cold weather starting to roll in, it’s time to talk about HEATING. The great thing about choosing a Park Homes house is we design our homes with superior insulation so heating is easy and efficient! It’s all about quality when it comes to heating a home. Our homes all come with Passive House approved ventilation systems, guaranteeing 85% or more energy efficiency. That's over 20% more efficiency than most other systems.

15 most fun ways to start a more sustainable lifestyle

15 most fun ways to start a more sustainable lifestyle

Who says sustainability is boring?? Living a more sustainable lifestyle doesn’t mean cutting out fun and easy ways to live. There are simple things you can change to reduce your environmental footprint -- and it can be fun! Take our top 15 tips as a good base to make small changes and live a little bit greener and funnier.

5 most creative tiny homes around the world

5 most creative tiny homes around the world

Tiny homes are trending across the globe!! And it’s no surprise. Tiny homes are not only environmentally and economically friendly, they create easy and comfortable lifestyles and are the perfect fit for most standard families and singles. People around the world are turning to smaller living, and they’re doing it in the most creative ways. We’ve done our research and found 5 amazing tiny homes anyone would envy. We’d live in any of these houses over a giant mansion any day! Which one’s your favourite?

Park Homes article in Business South!

Park Homes article in Business South!

Did you catch the article in Business South about our thriving small business? We’re so excited about it! It’s all about who we are and what we stand for. It’s amazing to get recognised for leading the way in sustainable building design as well as being a great, growing family business. Huge thanks to Business South and writer Russell Fredric for taking the time to single out our business.

What is nZEB and how is it different from Passive House?

What is nZEB and how is it different from Passive House?

Never heard of nZEB? If you follow our passive house posts, you probably know more than you think.

The International Passive House Association defines nZEB as nearly-Zero Energy Building. nZEB buildings are cost-effective, energy-efficient designs that rely on renewable energy sources. They have a huge focus on sustainability, so naturally nZEB goes hand-in-hand with passive houses.

How to start living with less in a tiny house?

How to start living with less in a tiny house?

By now we know that monetary things really don’t buy you happiness. Living in a house full of fancy things can be a very empty existence. It’s not what you have that counts, but how you live. Items may have no meaning or personal value even though they are may be expensive. Isn’t it better to own less, but cherish the moment? In today’s day and age, less really is more!

Park Homes NZ - Not just modern tiny homes, but modular eco-homes custom-built to your family!

Park Homes NZ - Not just modern tiny homes, but modular eco-homes custom-built to your family!

You have seen our eco-friendly tiny homes, however an eco-friendly home doesn’t always have to be TINY!

Depending on what you need, we can connect two or more bases together to match your design to create a bigger home. Our homes have a modular layout that can be combined in hundreds of different ways!

Sustainable house design saves the planet in every way

Sustainable house design saves the planet in every way

We’re all about sustainability here at Park Homes! Our houses are designed to have minimal environmental impact, so our planet can stay beautiful for future generations to come. Depending on your budget, lifestyle and preferences, we can tailor make sustainable features for your home. There are so many sustainable options that could be perfect for your house. Many are included as standard in our designs so aren’t at any extra cost.

The wonderful lifestyle of fully transportable homes

The wonderful lifestyle of fully transportable homes

There are so many decisions to make when building or buying your dream home. The location is one of the trickiest and most important things to consider. Your home may need to be somewhere close to work, but you may want somewhere quiet and peaceful or perhaps child-friendly. What you want now may be completely different to what you want a few years down the track. So how do you decide? Easy. You don’t have to!