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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 >>

2014 EECA Awards finalists revealed

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 12:53 pm | EECA

New Zealand’s most exciting energy-saving and renewable energy projects have been revealed, with the 2014 EECA Awards finalists announced today. The EECA Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in energy efficiency or renewable energy. This year, a ... More >>

Online tool compares energy efficiency of dairy sheds in NZ

Friday, 21 February 2014, 3:11 pm | EECA

Dairy farmers could save $42 million through electricity efficiency measures in the dairy shed, and now an online tool is available that gives individual farmers an idea of how well they are making use of the electricity they pay for. More >>

Auckland Council awarded 3.5 star NABERSNZ energy rating

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 9:24 am | EECA

Auckland Council’s Graham Street Service Centre has been awarded 3.5 stars for energy use under NABERSNZ™, the new office building energy measurement and rating scheme. More >>

New Zealanders Can Save More on Power Bills

Tuesday, 16 April 2013, 10:03 am | EECA

New Zealanders are being encouraged to replace more of their standard light bulbs with energy efficient light bulbs following new research revealing Kiwi homes typically only have energy efficiency light bulbs in a quarter of their fittings – and one ... More >>

ANZCO embarks on group-wide energy management programme

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 11:54 am | EECA

One of New Zealand’s largest exporters is set to save more than $2 million a year and enhance its global reputation as a sustainable producer through a company-wide energy management programme. More >>

Energy efficiency plays part in sustainable business succes

Friday, 23 November 2012, 12:35 pm | EECA

Energy efficiency initiatives have helped Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd take out the Emerging Large Business Award at the 2012 Sustainable Business Network awards last night. More >>

Energy Shop - a new scheme launched today

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 12:40 pm | EECA

Energy Shop - a new scheme launched today aims to improve profitability in New Zealand’s retail sector – through lower energy costs. More >>

Schools Energy Programme to be piloted in Christchurch

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 8:51 am | EECA

Four Christchurch schools will be chosen to pilot a programme to reduce power use and develop energy efficient practices. More >>

Electric vehicle available for Christchurch agencies

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 2:41 pm | EECA

Four Canterbury agencies will get access to an electric vehicle over the coming year, thanks to the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and Mitsubishi. More >>

New Plymouth, Greater Wellington hailed as energy leaders

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 9:18 pm | EECA

Two councils have netted top awards at the 2012 EECA Awards – one for excellence in reducing its own energy use and one for making local homes more energy-efficient. More >>



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