New Zealand homes are typically cold and damp. Many of our houses face the cold south, don’t capture sun very well and aren’t effective at retaining any of the heat that they do capture.
Good ventilation is critical for a healthy and efficient home, but the underlying issues are poorly understood by consumers.
Solar water heating is an ideal solution to incorporate into what you can offer to your clients.
Sustainable building is rapidly becoming main stream in New Zealand as more people are becoming aware of international trends and the financial and health impacts of their homes.
As energy becomes increasingly more expensive in NZ, an integrated design solution that combines sustainable building principles with the use of contemporary energy efficient light fittings will be integral to delivering good value.
In New Zealand the construction and demolition (C&D) sector is one of the largest waste producing industries. It represent up to 50% of all waste generated in New Zealand (20% going to landfill and 80% going to cleanfill).