Home insulation: 7 tips on how to choose an insulation installer

Home insulation: 7 tips on how to choose an insulation installer

March 07, 2019

With summer behind us, it’s time for the third blog post in our series helping our community be more informed about home insulation – this time, we’re helping you know what to look out for when choosing an insulation provider.

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How much can I save by switching to LED downlights in my home?

How much can I save by switching to LED downlights in my home?

October 10, 2018

Lighting costs the average Kiwi household $220 per year – roughly 12 percent of its electricity bill. As LEDs use up to 85% less energy, installing LED downlights can mean a substantial saving for families around NZ. Find out more here.

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How can you Bee Aware?

How can you Bee Aware?

October 01, 2018

Did you know that one mouthful in three is directly thanks to bee pollination? Bee Aware Month (every September) is a chance for us to learn about the incredible value bees bring to our lives and find out how we can help them!

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Home insulation tips: where to get advice you can trust

Home insulation tips: where to get advice you can trust

August 24, 2018

Where can people get independent and trustworthy advice about insulation? In this article, we share our top tips on how to make sure you have the best advice possible before insulating your home.

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Hygrometer - what do the numbers mean?

Hygrometer - what do the numbers mean?

July 26, 2018

Our newest EcoShop product is the Hygrometer, a handy tool that allows you to record and read temperature and humidity levels in your home. But what do the numbers actually mean when it comes to keeping a healthy home? We break it down for you here.

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Plastic Free July: let them eat cake!

Plastic Free July: let them eat cake!

July 25, 2018

Here's a home tip about starting a positive culture…making, eating and sharing CAKE. While also reducing your plastic use. It helps to be positive, rather than just focusing on the problem. Read more from our expert Vishal.

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Plastic free July: making your pantry plastic-free

Plastic free July: making your pantry plastic-free

July 17, 2018

Using glass jars to store food in your kitchen, instead of plastic, is a great Plastic-Free July idea. Read more from our expert Marion.

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Is your home properly insulated? 9 top tips to stay warm this winter

Is your home properly insulated? 9 top tips to stay warm this winter

June 20, 2018

Wondering why your house is cold and what you can do about it? The answer could be poor insulation, even if you think it's up to scratch. Here are some top tips to overcome common home insulation problems, based on our 15 years expertise creating warm, healthy homes.

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9 inspiring ways you can support Earth Day 22 April 2018

9 inspiring ways you can support Earth Day 22 April 2018

April 19, 2018

Earth Day 2018 motivates us to end plastic pollution and to rebuild harmony between nature and our earth. Here are nine inspiring and accessible ways we can all make a daily difference, with ideas to reduce, refuse, reuse, recycle, remove and more. 

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Natural ventilation - 7 tips to make a healthier home, for free

Natural ventilation - 7 tips to make a healthier home, for free

March 30, 2018

Did you know we are 100 times more likely to breathe pollutants indoors? And we spend most of our time indoors - especially children and elderly, and during colder seasons. Achieving a healthy indoor environment is a balance of temperature, moisture and ventilation. Here are 7 simple free tips for use today.

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How to get cheap home insulation – government funding, council rates loans, repayment plans

How to get cheap home insulation – government funding, council rates loans, repayment plans

February 28, 2018

Homeowners are getting ready for a warm winter with new, low-cost home insulation. From 50% off to low-cost repayment plans, for rental properties and owner-occupied too. Read this guide to find out if and how you could get cheap insulation today. 

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New term, new start - 10 ways to be an eco-friendly student

New term, new start - 10 ways to be an eco-friendly student

February 23, 2018

Some great ways to spend less, save more, and help the environment. From food to travel, drinks to home insulation, phone apps to the flatting guide bible.

(Useful for non-students too!)

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