Smart Energy News
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21 November 2017
Landlords : take advantage of Summer vacanciesUniversity is out and summer vacancies are the best time to get rentals sorted for insulation.
06 November 2017
EECA extends 55% Insulation Subsidies to low income homeownersEECA has extended insulation subsidies under the Warm Up New Zealand:Healthy Homes programme to include eligible homeowners!
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.
09 October 2017
We have our $5,000 Home Energy Makeover Winner!We have a winner of our "Win a $5,000 Home Energy Makeover" competition. Congratulations to Pam from Stratford, who has used her $5,000 win on insulation, LED downlights and panel heaters for her home.
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.
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!
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.