Smart Energy News
Stay in touch with what's happening with energy efficiency in Smart Energy Solutions, in New Zealand and around the world.
02 November 2017
Insulation within a year of a new TenancyA new article from landlords.co.nz suggests insulation may be mandatory within a year of a new Tenancy along with a minimum requirement for heating (heat pump).
17 October 2017
Kiwibank contributes $2,000 for sustainable energy productsWhen Kiwibank mortgage holders top-up their home loan by $5,000 or more for sustainable energy products (including solar panels and solar hot water systems) the Kiwibank will contribute $2,000 towards the the cost over 4 years.
03 October 2017
Put Insulation on your Greater Wellington Regional Council RatesWellington homeowners can get home insulation now and pay for it on council rates bills. You may also be eligible for 55% insulation subsidies but act now while they last.
02 October 2017
New Plymouth: Get Insulation or Heat Pumps on Council RatesNew Plymouth ratepayers - you can get insulation or clean heating (eg a heat pump) for your home and pay them off on your rates. But hurry - to get your insulation installed apply now!
30 September 2017
Hawke’s Bay: Get Insulation on your council ratesGet insulation and a heat pump on your Hawkes Bay Regional Council rates, but act NOW while insulation subsidies last!
31 August 2017
Is your heat pump due for a service?Now's a good time to get your heat pump serviced after a busy winter of use. We'll test and make sure everything is working properly and efficiently, give everything a good clean and tidy up, and more.
29 August 2017
NEW product - Thermal Window Film now available!Once you have good ceiling and underfloor insulation, the next logical step to 'close your thermal envelope' is thermal window film. It has 95% of the effectiveness of conventional retrofit double glazing for around half the cost.
22 August 2017
How was your home this winter?Have you been hit with big power bills this winter? You're not alone!
21 August 2017
Clutha Ratepayers can now put insulation costs on Rates!Clutha District Council’s new 'Warm Homes' Scheme means you can put up to $5,000 of the cost of home insulation on your rates and repay it back over up to 5 years.
17 August 2017
Landlords: ACT NOW to get 55% insulation fundingEECA has recently extended their 55% insulation subsidy programme to include low income homeowners - demand is high, so don't miss out!