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Insulation grants now available for Auckland home owners

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 9:42 am | EECA

Aucklanders can now access new grants to pay half the cost of ceiling and underfloor insulation. More >>

Energy End Use Database updated

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 4:49 pm | EECA

If you want to know how much diesel was used by in mining, or how much greenhouse gas was generated by space heating, you can now find the latest data online. More >>

Warm your home up quickly

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 12:07 pm | EECA

The World Health Organisation recommends we heat our homes to at least 18 degrees to stay healthy. EECA ENERGYWISE expert Christian Horning has five, low-cost tips for warming up your home faster. More >>

ENERGY STAR retires

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 12:01 pm | EECA

The ENERGY STAR label, which gives consumers a guide to appliances with superior energy efficiency, is going to be retired by the end of this year. More >>

Northland DHB to replicate Bay of Islands energy savings

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 12:48 pm | EECA

A project to save energy at Northland District Health Board’s Bay of Islands hospital has been so successful it has been replicated at the DHB’s Dargaville hospital, and Kaitaia hospital will shortly follow suit. More >>

Funding available for early adopters of energy-saving tech'

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:13 am | EECA

Early adopters of new technology that cuts energy use or carbon emissions can get support for their innovative project in a new funding round announced by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) today. More >>

Fresh opportunity for public agencies to save energy

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:03 am | EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) today opened the latest funding round for Crown loans to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects across public sector organisations More >>

Finalists announced for EECA Business Energy Management

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 2:29 pm | EECA

Judges for the 2016 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards have announced the finalists for the EECA Business Energy Management Award. More >>

Energy efficiency proves its role in low-emissions economy

Monday, 24 October 2016, 10:03 pm | EECA

Energy efficiency proves its role in low-emissions economy – Annual Report 2015/16 Improved energy efficiency is helping New Zealand cut thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions, as well as saving millions of dollars a year. Links between energy efficiency ... More >>

Saving money on hot water

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 1:59 pm | EECA

Whatever hot water system you have, there are easy ways to reduce your energy use. Christian Hoerning from EECA ENERGYWISE says it isn't just about energy savings - if your water is metered, every litre you save is saving you money. More >>

Stay cosy in the cold snap

Monday, 23 May 2016, 9:56 am | EECA

Is your home feeling cold and uncomfortable in the first cold snap of the winter? Christian Hoerning from EECA ENERGYWISE says there are simple DIY fixes to make your home warmer, easier to heat and more comfortable – it’s worth thinking about ... More >>

wards winners leading by example

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:39 am | EECA

Using New Zealanders’ love of sport to promote greater energy efficiency and sustainability has gained Project Litefoot Trust the top honours at the 2016 EECA Awards. Using New Zealanders’ love of sport to promote greater energy efficiency and sustainability ... More >>

EECA Awards – Finalists represent broad cross section of NZ

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 12:47 pm | EECA

Finalists in the prestigious EECA Awards have been announced today, and the 2016 line up features a broad cross-section of New Zealand, from sports clubs and high schools, to big business. More >>

Energy efficiency goals part of eco-friendly philosophy

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 1:53 pm | EECA

Moulded fibre manufacturer, Huhtamaki, has announced a commitment to improve the way it uses energy, as part of a three-year partnership with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). More >>

Cooling your home without overheating your budget

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 1:27 pm | EECA

New Zealanders are increasingly using the cooling buttons on their heat pumps to beat the summer heat but this comes with the risk of high power bills. EECA ENERGYWISE technical specialist Allen Davison has simple tips to keep cool without blowing the ... More >>

New Zealand businesses focusing on energy efficiency

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 3:33 pm | EECA

More than 60 of New Zealand’s largest energy-using businesses are now working with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority to save on energy use – representing around 40% of the country’s total business energy use. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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