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Denise Martin

Principal Analyst

Denise Martin is a consulting building analyst in the residential and commercial building sectors of New Zealand and Australia. She founded BEO Ltd and is now the Principal Analyst for Oculus Ltd.

Her experience expands across several aspects of building science, such as energy efficiency and building performance through computer modelling, hygrothermal detail analysis using WUFI, Isothermal detail analysis and building envelope permeability testing using the Minneapolis Blower Door.

Denise has extensive knowledge on Passive House and is a certified Passive House Designer as well as a member of the Attma Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association.

Denise conducted the first, final and qualifying Blower Door test on the first Passive House in New Zealand.

In 2020 Denise advised the Australian Government on measures to be adopted in their building code to mitigate risks of condensation in residential buildings particularly in regard to mitigating impacts of condensation on occupant health.

Contact Denise@oculusltd.co.nz unless she’s teeing off at the Queenstown Golf Course, or being part of local musicals & performances – and if she’s not there, you can find her enjoying a drink at the pub.

Academic Achievements

-Passive House Certifier – Passive House Institute, Germany

-Passive House Designer – Passive Hause Institute, Germany

-ATTMA Accredited Tester Level 1,2,EA and PH, nr 4025 – BTA Group, UK

-iPHA Technical Panel member

Most Recent Projects

St Albans Community Centre – Christchurch, NZ

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The Lindis Lodge – Ahuriri Valley, NZ

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Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat – Glenorchy, NZ

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Otago Polytechnic Student Accommodation – Otago, NZ

-project profile here

Arvida Park Lane Christchurch, retirement village – Christchurch, NZ

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Aro Ha Wellness Retreat – Queenstown, NZ

-project profile here

Other Passive House Projects

-ID 2326, 4655, 4073, 4087, 5299, 5573, 6092, 6257