Formance News & Event Updates

Welcome to the Formance news section. This is our blog where you'll find company news, updates, industry insights, and information about upcoming events. 

Testimonial Video from Cashmere Hills build

This architectural home has been designed to passive house principles.

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Their NZ home in winter was never colder than 19 degrees!

Being unsatisfied with the current building practices with such low insulation requirements in New Zealand, Nelson couple Allan & Val set out to find a way to build that would...

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New year, new insulation requirements

In accordance with the Paris Treaty of 2016, New Zealand is committed to being carbon-neutral by 2050.

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Energy Efficient homes in NZ, the breakdown: SIPs vs Sticks

Energy Efficient Homes in New Zealand are becoming increasingly considered by homeowners, builders and architects.

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House R-values vs energy efficiency, have you been fooled?

Do higher r-values equal more energy-efficient homes? The common myth is that high R-Values in a house walls, roof and floor will increase energy efficiency, make the house more comfortable...

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Mid-Build in Wanaka - check out SIPs for yourself!

It couldn't be a better time to bring you an event from our partners in Wanaka, CBG Construction! This mid-build is the perfect opportunity to see SIPs for yourself (&...

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Visit a Formance project under construction in Governors Bay!

We're excited to bring to you a Formance home mid-build, and this time, we're in Governors Bay, Christchurch! This event is brought to you by our Christchurch build partners, Irving Builders....

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Craft Homes - Building an Off-Grid, Passive House - Episode 1 is out now!

Building for a warmer, drier, healthier, and more sustainable living environment. Craft Homes is family-run residential construction business based in Auckland, New Zealand.

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A high-performing home in Northcote

Former world champion rower Tonia Williams' Formance home stands out. Tonia says- "This isn't just an 'instant pot noodle' house". And that's for sure.

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A Formance mid-build event is coming to you Christchurch!

We're very excited to bring this event to you from our build partners Blue Summit Construction in Christchurch.

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