27 February 2019 Warm Healthy Homes Related Blogs

With the government finally raising the standard for existing homes in an attempt to lower the horrible health impacts for tenants of cold homes there has been quite a bit of media. I’ve also personally witnesses cold new build homes as well – typically because I was invited to look at them by their new owners who don’t understand why their new home is so hard to heat. It is still expensive to heat current NZBC compliant modern homes to a healthy standard.


Government toughens healthy home standards
“Nearly 600,000 households rent in New Zealand, and our rental stock is of poorer quality than owner-occupied homes.”
newshub.co.nz





A warm, dry, safe home for renters with new healthy home standards
“New Zealanders agree across the board that no-one should have to live in a home that makes you sick.”
voxy.co.nz




Auckland landlord says healthy home standards should exempt new builds
“Older, run-down properties need these standards, however heating is not an issue in all homes.”
nzherald.co.nz






Warm dry rentals are good
“Allowing cheaper but less energy efficient heaters would not require rental price increases and would give tenants greater choice in how they live in their home.”
scoop.co.nz



A warm, dry, safe home for renters with new healthy home standards
“New Zealanders agree across the board that no-one should have to live in a home that makes you sick.”
greens.org.nz




Government toughens healthy home standards
“Approximately 1600 mostly older New Zealanders die premature deaths every winter”
newshub.co.nz

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