Hot summer days means lots of extra showers and loads of washing, making hot water the single biggest energy user in many homes in the warmer months.However technical expert Christian Hoerning says there are easy ways to cut the waste and save hundreds of dollars a year.
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Landlords with low-income tenants should get in early to take advantage of insulation grants before insulation in rental homes becomes mandatory, according to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).
The role of Chief Executive at the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is now to be taken up by Andrew Caseley.
EECA’s Chief Executive Mike Underhill retires today after nearly 10 years at the helm.
Mr Underhill, an engineer by profession, says he has thoroughly enjoyed leading a delivery agency that gets things done.
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is inviting views on our proposed use of funds recovered from three levies for the 2017/18 financial year.
A new calculator developed by New Zealand experts will give people interested in solar electricity a useful estimate about whether solar will be cost-effective for their household.
Universities, polytechnics, local councils and hospitals are being given a leg up to get started on projects to improve their energy management to save money, reduce emissions and improve the quality of services they provide.
Improved energy efficiency is helping New Zealand cut thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions, as well as saving millions of dollars a year.
Refining NZ has signed a commitment to make the Marsden Point refinery more energy efficient, and further reduce its carbon emissions.
Spring – longer days, daylight saving and flowers in the garden. Take advantage of those warmer days to make your home drier, healthier and cleaner – and save money on your energy bill. Christian Hoerning from EECA ENERGYWISE has the top five wise hacks to help make life better in the spring.