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Energy-efficient show home reopens in Jack’s Point

Energy-efficient show home reopens in Jack’s Point

Award-winning Registered Master Builders Association company Rilean Construction has re-opened its first-ever energy-efficient “Evolution Series” show home near Queenstown as substantial demand for sustainable living continues to grow. The show home opened at the popular Jack’s Point lifestyle development recently, and displays many features of sustainable living and environmentally-responsible building methods. Designed by Rilean-appointed architect Mark Gray, the four-bedro...
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Home Health Check Month helps Kiwis stay warm and save money

It’s easy to make homes warmer, healthier and more energy efficient during the cold winter months — and some quick fixes won’t cost a cent. Running throughout June, Home Health Check Month offers four weeks of research-based fast facts and smart tips to help people improve home performance in four areas: energy, health and comfort, water efficiency, waste, and home safety. People will also have the chance to win prizes and get expert answers to home-performance questions. Th...
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The energy smart home — how renovating with solar can save you money

As property prices continue to increase, more home owners are choosing to renovate, and experts say if they include solar in their plans they should be able to save thousands. With the introduction of solarZero, a first-of-its-kind $0 down solar power plan, the ability to go solar and save money on power is now firmly within reach of all Kiwi home owners. Launched by leading solar power company, solarcity, home builders and renovators can now have solar panels installed on their roof without h...
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Conference for the future

The Association of Building Sustainability Assessors (ABSA) is holding its inaugural ABSA Conference 2008 at The Langham Hotel, Southbank, Melbourne, from 28 - 30 August. This major event, themed Sustainable Housing — Climate for Change, takes place at a critical time in history for Australasian reform concerning climate change and sustainable building practices. It is co-presented with the Commonwealth Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, and is also supported ...
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Renovate with Rinnai

Renovate with Rinnai

Water heating is the single largest energy use in homes. Electric cylinders also take up unnecessary space. So it makes sense to take a closer look at the systems you use when planning for renovations. Committed to smart, energy-efficient solutions, Rinnai has the answer to endless hot water with financial, lifestyle and environmental benefits — the Rinnai Efficiency Continuous Flow Water Heater. Gas operated, the Rinnai Efficiency is, at its heart, a continuous flow hot water system...
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Home heating a big energy efficiency concern

Home heating a big energy efficiency concern

As we head into winter, one of the main household concerns is home heating. While the newspapers fill with the threat of uneven electricity supply, potential power outages and other doom and gloom energy stories, one energy source stands out from the rest: gas. Cost effective, efficient and dependable — these words not only describe the energy resource, they describe the gas fires that make up the Rinnai range, fires that can heat your home, and alleviate some of those fears around ener...
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