High standard specifications and quality materials


High standard, energy-efficient Revolution Homes

Each Revolution Home is built to a high standard. Our quality New Zealand grown and manufactured materials ensure that they are warm, dry, energy-efficient, and overall a fantastic space in which to live. From low-VOC paints to overheight doors for improved passive heat transfer, every home’s features make it a healthy and attractive environment. Find out more below with the detailed standard specifications for our plans.

Typical module specifications


  • Transportable module—22mm H3.1 strandfloor on timber sub flooring framing with 60mm expol underfloor insulation.
Optional Extra
  • Decking—140 x 19 Garapa hardwood stainless steel screw fixed or Outdure 140 x 25 recycled composite desk with a concealed clip system.


  • NZ pine 140mm H1.2 SG8 grade framing—FSC certified sustainably harvested.

Wall insulation

  • 140mm Pink Batts Insulation R3.2

Roof insulation

  • 225mm Pink Batts R3.6.

Wall cladding

  • Bevel Back. Redwood weatherboard.

Feature walls

  • James Hardie Stria Feature Panels.

Roof cladding

  • Rib profile flat pan metal roofing Endura Colorsteel.


  • 2100 high to 2500 high aluminium double glazed, Foam sealed in place. NZ pine painted liners.

Paints, adhesives, oils and stains

  • Non-toxic low voc rated adhesives used.
  • Non-toxic resene low voc paint systems.

Soffit and spouting

  • James Hardie soffit lining.

Wall linings

  • IBS Paneline MDF grooved sheets—Painted. No toxic glues.
  • 10mm Plywood to bathroom.

Ceiling linings

  • 10mm MDF Linings with battens over joins.
  • 10mm plywood to ceilings in bathroom.

Finishing timbers

  • MDF skirting and architraves.

Paints and stains

  • Low voc paint systems and non-toxic oils—Resene Enviropaints range.


  • Overheight 2100 high x 860 wide minimum for improved passive heat transfer and to exceed accessible requirements—easy use lever handles fitted to all doors.

Floor coverings

  • Wood plank effect vinyl strip laminate.
  • Carpet.


  • Overheight windows with high—low sash arrangement for natural cross ventilation.
  • Automatic extract fans in bathrooms vented to exterior.


  • Lighting—LED long life low energy use fittings.

Water heating

  • 180-litre solar-ready electric HWC.

Space heating

  • Infra comfort infrared heaters.

Fire protection

  • Cavius Long Life smoke detectors.

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