An Evolving Story - Meet Kati and Phil

An Evolving Story - Meet Kati and Phil

20 April 2017

In 2015, Kati and her partner, Phil, built an energy-efficient home with Evolution in Quail Rise, a suburb of Queenstown.  They now have a new baby, Rufus, and one of the best features of their family home is the warm floors for the new bub to crawl on.

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Queenstown and Central Otago homes to have energy efficiency ratings

Queenstown and Central Otago homes to have energy efficiency ratings

18 April 2017

Stuff.co.nz publishes story about Sustainable Homes Organisation (SHO) Central Otago, a group of like-minded industry professionals, including Evolution, supporting the Homestar rating system to evaluate the energy efficiency of homes on a scale of 1 to 10 - with 10 being the highest.

 

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No Waste of Time

No Waste of Time

31 March 2017

Implementing a Construction Waste Management Plan is no waste of time.  

Construction waste makes up half of New Zealand’s total waste going to landfill. 

 

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An Evolving Story - Meet the Molloys

An Evolving Story - Meet the Molloys

31 March 2017

Ray Molloy has a long standing passion for protecting the environment, evidenced in his work for the Department of Conservation.  He built an Evolution energy-efficient home for his family and shares their experience of being able to create a comfortable environment to live in without compromising his values of protecting our shared natural environment.

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The Black-and-White on Gray Water Recycling

The Black-and-White on Gray Water Recycling

28 February 2017

There is a tremendous percentage of potable water currently being used to flush toilets, for irrigation and washing laundry, which is an unnecessary waste of a valuable resource and community funds.

One solution growing in popularity is to install Gray Water Recycling in residential builds. Gray water is wastewater from showers, basins, and washing machines, diverted for garden irrigation or, if the gray water is treated, for toilet flushing.

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A Comparison of Kiwi and French Methods in Creating Airtightness in a Home

A Comparison of Kiwi and French Methods in Creating Airtightness in a Home

28 February 2017

In order to continually improve our construction processes and to provide you the best you deserve, Evolution asked Lucas Frestel, a French Engineer completing an internship at Rilean Construction, to compare the Wincon Test we use with the French method of checking airtightness in a house.

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