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CYNTHIA LINGARD

Location
26 Aquila Drive Whitianga

Architect
Lynda Vugler & Rod Percival

Project Details
Ext. Cladding: Cavityclad Permapanel Recovered fallen Totara 200×25 Bevel backed sawn face Weatherboards
Roofing: Gerard Oberon Shingle Roof tile Colour: Ravine
Ext. Joinery: 35mm Suite Double Glazed Aluminium Joinery
Int. Walls: American Clay over gib – Colour: Snow Canyon Porcelina
Heating; Rinnai Arriva Shine Gas Fire
Flooring: Carpet & Tiles

Commenced 05 January 2009
Completed 30 May 2009

Rod’s Comment
What can I say except thanks Cynthia for showing complete trust in my ability to deliver a very Sustainable Home. A joy to build for you.

House of the Year Awards
2009, House of The Year Auckland Regional , Sustainable Homes under $500,000: Gold
2009, House of The Year Auckland Regional , New Homes Category Under $500,000: Winner

Client Referral – Cynthia Lingard
I approached Rod Percival in October 2008 to build my home, having recently been widowed. My requirements were for a builder who I could trust along with professional expertise and advice, suggestions, and assistance in decision making. Above all I wanted an Eco Green built home which I would happily reside in.

Rod and his team were always approachable, great communicators and used local sub-contractors with high standards who delivered workmanship not always evident in today’s trade.

Double glazed windows, solar hot water, and the woollen insulation (including the double garage door), along with a North facing placement has resulted in a very warm home. The gas log fire is only required occasionally to boost the temperature for a very short time. The house is also very sound proof.

It was amazing that my dream home was completed in five months from consent to moving in, complete with landscaping and lawns.

Thank you Rod and your team.

Cynthia Lingard