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Promising results from clean fuel technology trial

Monday, 11 January 2016, 3:32 pm | EECA

A trial testing the fuel-saving potential of a specialist emulsion of water and fuel on the former Interislander ferry Arahura has shown promising potential for the technology with possible fuel savings of 2 million litres per annum. More >>

Staying Safe on the Road and Saving Fuel

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 2:52 pm | EECA

As New Zealanders get ready to start their summer road trip, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) has some driving trips that will keep them safer on the road, make for a more pleasant ride and save fuel. More >>

Get Road Ready Before Christmas

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:15 pm | EECA

In the flurry of last minute present shopping, cooking and holiday planning the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is encouraging motorists to take a few minutes to check their car is ready for the road. More >>

Energy management key to business success in EECA Award

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 3:26 pm | EECA

The winner of this year’s Sustainable Business Network’s Energy Efficiency Management Award, sponsored by EECA Business, demonstrates how energy management is important for business success, says the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). More >>

Research Confirms Benefits of Electric Vehicles

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 11:42 am | EECA

A Life Cycle Analysis report commissioned by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) has found that electric vehicles (EVs) are better for the New Zealand environment than petrol or diesel powered vehicles, across the lifecycle of the vehicle ... More >>

Finalists announced for Business Energy Management Award

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 12:32 pm | EECA

Judges for the 2015 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards have announced the finalists for the EECA Business Energy Management Award. More >>

New energy efficient milk chilling technology on view

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 8:56 am | EECA

AN innovative milk chilling system that not only saved the quality of a Waikato farmer’s milk, but also his power bill, will be displayed at the farm this Friday (November 13). More >>

The cost of inefficient appliances

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 9:02 am | EECA

You could be losing hundreds of dollars each year because of inefficient household appliances. Christian Hoerning from EECA ENERGYWISE says the true cost of an appliance isn’t on its price tag. More >>

Bright future for efficient bulbs

Monday, 2 November 2015, 12:40 pm | EECA

Kiwis have switched on to the benefits of energy efficient light bulbs, with supermarkets selling twice as many as they did five years ago. More >>

Big businesses save costs and carbon

Tuesday, 20 October 2015, 4:06 pm | EECA

Improved efficiency has helped some of New Zealand’s biggest energy-users slice a chunk off their energy bills, saving millions of dollars and thousands of tonnes of carbon. More >>

EECA ENERGYWISE -more winter tips

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:29 am | EECA

More than a quarter of New Zealand households have a heat pump but these heaters need to be used in a smart way to make houses warm and healthy, according to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). EECA ENERGYWISE Technical Expert ... More >>

Getting out of hot water with your energy bills

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 10:09 am | EECA

The first winter energy bill can come as a shock but there are ways you can avoid running up big bills, according to EECA ENERGYWISE. More >>

Only one week to check tyres before the long weekend

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 9:49 am | EECA

With only one week to go before Easter weekend, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is encouraging motorists to check their tyres now, so they have time to replace them if needed before they hop in their cars for the long weekend. More >>

NZI Centre boosts ‘market leading’ 5.5 stars NABERSNZ rating

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:19 pm | EECA

The NZI Centre in Auckland has achieved 5.5 stars out of 6 under the NABERSNZ energy rating scheme – a half star improvement on its previous rating. It is the first building in Auckland to attain the ‘market leading’ score. More >>

Uptake of energy efficient products saves NZ millions

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 9:52 am | EECA

Consumer and business uptake of energy efficient appliances has resulted in energy savings of more than $96 million in a one-year period, according to analysis of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority’s (EECA) Products Programme. More >>

More money for your Christmas break

Monday, 15 December 2014, 11:17 am | EECA

You've spent hours planning your Christmas break and months saving for your holiday but have you thought about saving on your energy bills while you are away from home? More >>

HW Richardson Group Targets Two Million Litre Fuel Saving

Friday, 17 October 2014, 4:21 pm | EECA

One of New Zealand’s largest trucking businesses is targeting fuel saving and sustainability by joining the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority’s (EECA’s) Heavy Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Programme, which aims to improve fuel efficiency and ... More >>

Manu Vatuvei tackles community health

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 3:13 pm | EECA

Vodafone Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei is urging his South Auckland community to improve their health by getting their homes insulated. More >>

Venture Southland joins with EECA on renewable energy hub

Monday, 16 June 2014, 1:46 pm | EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) will work with Venture Southland to lower energy-related carbon emissions in Southland, improve air quality and provide local employment and business opportunities. More >>

New NABERSNZ tool shows you how to get to the next level

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 10:44 am | EECA

So you want to improve an office building’s star rating, but you’re not sure what it will take to get there? More >>



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