Your Home Should Act as Smart as It Looks

Your Home Should Act as Smart as It Looks

30 April 2018

Smart home technology is a digital system that controls the operational features of the house to make it safer, easier and more efficient.  These features result in convenience, added security and efficiency for the homeowner.

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Tap into WELS rating for Wise Water Saving

Tap into WELS rating for Wise Water Saving

29 March 2018

The Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme (WELS) rating system is a key tool in making informed choices about the tapware and appliances in our homes, which in turn helps us stay in control of our water usage without compromising comfort.

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Keep Cool and Carry On

Keep Cool and Carry On

30 January 2018

The best time to integrate energy-saving tips into a home is in the design stage.  However, here are ten tips to help any home stay cool in the heat of summer so that its occupants can carry on in comfort.

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Eight Questions to Ask After "What's Your Square-Metre-Rate?"

Eight Questions to Ask After "What's Your Square-Metre-Rate?"

30 November 2017

With so many elements going into building a home, figuring out the actual cost is not easy.  Your home is an investment, so make an informed choice.  The lowest price can sometimes cost you more.

 

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Homestar Passes Market Test:  An Evolution Sells for $1.45 million

Homestar Passes Market Test: An Evolution Sells for $1.45 million

31 October 2017

The first property carrying a Homestar rating was recently put on the property market in the lower South Island this Spring.  Built by Evolution, a division of Rilean Construction, and designed by architect Mark Gray, this 220m2 property at 39 Hackett Road in Jack’s Point received a Homestar Six rating in 2016, which contributed to the premium price of $1.45million at the Bayley’s auction in August 2017. 

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Christchurch Home Show 2017

Christchurch Home Show 2017

31 October 2017

Perhaps because Christchurch has been collectively working towards the re-build of the city, people seemed generally well educated on the benefits of building to standards surpassing the minimum code, which made it a real pleasure to introduce Evolution at the Horncastle Arena Home Show in October 2017.

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