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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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