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.

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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.
 

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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.

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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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How much does it cost to NOT build energy-efficient?

How much does it cost to NOT build energy-efficient?

12 July 2017

In addition to lowering costs associated with maintenance and illness, energy-efficient homes use fewer resources and less money to operate.  As awareness of the benefits of high performance homes grows, these properties will command premium prices on the property market.

So, the real question is not how much does it cost to build an energy-efficient home; it is how much do you lose by not building one.

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Mountain Scene, July 6, 2017

Mountain Scene, July 6, 2017

11 July 2017

Mountain Scene publishes story about an Evolution home design and built to achieve Homestar 7 or above in Jack's Point, an exclusive suburb of Queenstown.

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