The Condensation Conundrum

The Condensation Conundrum

24 August 2018

Every home requires ventilation, whether passive or active, to keep moisture levels at a reasonable level.  Without an automated system, the responsibility falls on the occupant to ventilate the home.  Here are eight tips on managing the moisture in your home.

Read more

First 9 Homestar Built Rating Goes to Evolution Show Home

First 9 Homestar Built Rating Goes to Evolution Show Home

29 June 2018

This Westmorland Heights property we built is the first in NZ to receive a 9 Homestar rating. 

Colleen Hawkes explores what makes this home so worthy of such a high performance rating on stuff.co.nz, 27 June, 2018.
 

Read more

Homestar Six-Checklist

Homestar Six-Checklist

30 April 2018

Building a certifiable energy-efficient home is easier than ever, thanks to the new, streamlined system Homestar Version 4 has introduced. 

We not only have the expertise to implement the features of this checklist into your dream home, we also have in-house Homestar Practitioner and Assessor.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Thar, she blows!  Wind and Heat Loss

Thar, she blows! Wind and Heat Loss

30 October 2017

Whether you’re building on the Canterbury plains or in the Otago hills, wind will influence the enjoyment of your home and its surrounding land.  Siting your home properly and creating an airtight thermal envelope are two major factors in making sure the warmth of your home isn't "gone with the wind".

Read more

Stay in the Know

* indicates required

Read previous articles