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Free for publication on 19 Could 2022 at 12.00 midday
Honka Haiku is a trailblazer in sustainable and wholesome residing
The log home produces its personal electrical energy and has achieved the perfect energy-efficiency score A. The home additionally responds to the encircling surroundings via a sensible house resolution.
Selecting the best know-how to your house can improve the sustainability of residing and high quality of life. With a Honkarakenne log home, you get top-level vitality effectivity, a holistic strategy to protecting indoor air wholesome in addition to fashionable smart-home options designed to answer on a regular basis conditions and the encircling circumstances. The know-how blends in with the harmonious look of the log home. Honka Haiku is website quantity 3 on the 2022 Housing Truthful 2022 held in Naantali, Finland.
Honka Haiku has the very best constructing energy-efficiency score A. In Honka Haiku, vitality effectivity is enabled by, e.g. an modern next-generation solar-power system and sophistication A airtightness ensured by low-emission building supplies.
Power from the solar is transformed into electrical energy for the constructing. The roof is supplied with sturdy, gentle and inconspicuous thin-film photo voltaic panels. The quantity of vitality generated yearly by photo voltaic panels can cowl virtually 10% of the online annual vitality demand calculated for the constructing, which is 1,450 kWh.
Class A airtightness (Honka Haiku’s Air Adjustments per Hour, i.e., ACH rating q50 = 0.5 m3/(m2 h)) is the results of Honkarakenne’s long-term product growth and prime quality of building. “The concept of log homes being draughty is outdated. A log home breathes, i.e., retains the humidity at a secure degree whereas being hermetic,” says Eino Hekali, Product Director at Honkarakenne.
A wholesome home with out compromise
In accordance with its sustainability programme, Honkarakenne is constructing wholesome houses and a sustainable future. In a log home, indoor air is of course wholesome and contemporary, however indoor air high quality can be affected by the opposite building supplies chosen. Along with log, Honkarakenne makes use of M1-certified low-emission building supplies that don’t launch dangerous compounds into the air. In Honka Haiku, M1-certified merchandise are used within the surfaces and fixtures, in addition to within the air sealing supplies and air flow ducts.
The bedrooms are geared up with indoor-air sensors that monitor the air high quality and management the
mechanical air flow system. The wi-fi IoT sensors within the moist rooms, concrete flooring and log buildings monitor adjustments within the constructing’s humidity ranges.
A wise house brings peace of thoughts
Sensible house options improve consolation and enhance security and safety whereas making the constructing extra vitality environment friendly. In Honka Haiku , the lighting within the residing areas mechanically responds to daylight. When it’s darkish exterior, the lights are brighter than through the day, and when there is no such thing as a one within the room, they’re mechanically switched off. The system may also be used to arrange particular lighting schemes, corresponding to temper lighting for dinners and brilliant lights for cleansing, or to activate electrical gear, corresponding to followers and humidifiers.
The good system additionally detects motion and if any doorways or home windows have been left open. It additionally will increase safety and peace of thoughts to have the flexibility to regulate the home’s lighting system remotely and make it appear like somebody is house even when the home is empty.
Really feel the facility of the forest
Honka Haiku is the results of shut collaboration between architect Marko Simsiö, inside designer Maru Hautala and panorama architect Asako Hashimoto. The architecturally attention-grabbing, fashionable log home impressed by Japanese concord has been fitted within the beautiful archipelago plot in a approach that respects the encircling nature and protects the rocky terrain and pine forest. Within the inside, wooden is boldly left seen in lots of locations, there’s a Japanese backyard exterior and the sauna space incorporates a calming spa resembling an onsen, a sizzling spring.
Companions in Honka Haiku
Photo voltaic roof/Virte Photo voltaic Oy
Humidity sensors/Wiiste Oy
Wiser Sensible Dwelling/Schneider Electrical Oy
Air sealing supplies/Tiivistalo Oy
Pictures and interviews
The development and inside design of Honka Haiku are full. We are able to quickly begin arranging photograph shoots and interviews on the home. Let’s communicate!
Pictures of Honka Haiku
Sanna Huovinen, Advertising Director
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The Japan-inspired Honka Haiku, which is beneath building for the Naantali Housing Truthful, is in concord with the encircling nature (29 March 2022)
Log house designed for good life beneath building for the Naantali Housing Truthful in Finland
(4 November 2021)
Honkarakenne Ltd manufactures wholesome and eco-friendly high-quality log houses, vacation houses and public buildings. Its buildings are made from Finnish stable wooden beneath the Honka® model. The corporate has delivered over 85,000 buildings to over 50 international locations. We manufacture our house packages in Finland, at our personal manufacturing unit positioned in Karstula. In 2021, Honkarakenne Group’s consolidated internet gross sales totalled EUR 69.7 million, of which exports accounted for 37%. www.honka.fi