Sustainable Home Advice

Please note our free sustainable home advice service is temporarily unavailable and we’re unable to take bookings until further notice.  We apologise for any inconvenience and will update this page when we’re able to give more information about the service.

Please refer to the links on the right for advice on making your home warmer and drier, and for information about available grants.

Help make your home drier and warmer with tips from our video


Useful links

Eco Design Advisors
Helping create smarter homes...for you and the environment

Heat Smart: Warm Up New Zealand
Government grants scheme for roof and floor insulation and clean heating

Greater Wellington Regional Council
Householder loan offer for Heat Smart programme

BRANZ: Building Research Association of New Zealand
This independent eco design service is a good resource for the construction industry

Smarter Homes
This website has lots of great information to help you create healthy affordable homes

Level website
Developed for the construction industry, this site has lots of information about how to design and build homes that have less impact on the environement and are healthier, more comfortable and have lower running costs.

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