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Landlords lag on healthy home upgrades

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:27 pm | HRV

Landlords lag on healthy home upgrades Less than a year out from the introduction of new healthy home laws for rental accommodation, almost 60 percent of landlords had done nothing to prepare for the changes, according to a new survey. The HRV State ... More >>

Healthy homes bill makes 2017 the year of the renter

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 3:47 pm | HRV

Renters will see the benefits of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill well before it kicks in in 2019 as landlords make pre-emptive improvements to their properties, says the head of the country’s leading home solutions company. In a defining year ... More >>

Welcome to not so clean and green New Zealand

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:07 am | HRV

It may be the tagline New Zealand sells to the world but more than a quarter of Kiwis don’t believe the country lives up to its ‘clean and green’ reputation, according to a new survey. This year’s HRV State of the Home Survey, conducted ... More >>

s your house making you sick?

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 9:45 am | HRV

The poor state of New Zealand’s housing stock is contributing to the number of sick days people take each year and the estimated $1.38 billion cost* to the local economy, according to a new survey. More >>

It’s renters versus the rest

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 12:17 pm | HRV

July 21, 2016 It’s renters versus the rest As the winter chill bites a new nationwide survey reveals the suffering those living in rental accommodation are enduring – and too often pleas to landlords to fix housing problems are being ignored. The latest ... More >>

HRV acquires leading heat pump company – boosts group size

Monday, 14 March 2016, 3:18 pm | HRV

HRV acquires leading heat pump company – boosts group size Home solutions company HRV continues its dynamic growth with the purchase of two leading Auckland businesses – making it four acquisitions in two years. The company has bought heat pump business ... More >>

HRV plays key role in Our First Home

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 11:36 am | HRV

HRV plays key role in Our First Home Home solutions company HRV will help the three families on TV ONE’s Our First Home add value to their houses by helping to make them warm, dry and healthy. HRV CEO Bruce Gordon says HRV’s involvement in the ... More >>

Eight glasses a day keeps the doctor away

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:40 pm | HRV

How many glasses of water do you drink a day? Not enough according to a new survey which found 54% of New Zealander’s are drinking less than half of the recommended eight glasses. More >>

Thanks for the house deposit mum

Monday, 31 August 2015, 11:30 am | HRV

This weekend, if you’re heading out to an Open Home and not relying on mum and dad for a hand out to buy the house, then you’re a rare breed. More >>

Improving mouldy damp homes

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:30 pm | HRV

FROM: HRV Chief Executive Bruce Gordon Prime Minister John Key is right when he says ventilation is key to reducing dampness and mould in New Zealand homes. But to ensure a significant improvement in the standard of New Zealand’s housing stock a combination ... More >>

What Kiwis want – and need – in a home

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 5:05 pm | HRV

Forget a spa pool, central heating and landscaped gardens like they push on The Block NZ . What Kiwis really want when they are renovating or choosing a new house is for it to be insulated. More >>

HRV named finalist in IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 5:30 pm | HRV

HRV is among a select group of companies who are finalists in the 2014 IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey and Awards. The annual programme is New Zealand’s largest and longest running study of workplace climate and employee engagement, and identifies ... More >>

Predictable WOF findings don’t address housing problem

Friday, 16 May 2014, 4:47 pm | HRV

It’s about time the World Health Organisation’s key health issues are addressed in New Zealand, says Bruce Gordon, the chief executive of home solutions company HRV. More >>

Healthy home renovation project nears completion

Monday, 12 May 2014, 11:45 am | HRV

Over the last five weeks – as part of the HRV Pure Invironment Project – the house at 45 Lincoln St in Ponsonby has undergone an intense do-up and a dramatic change. More >>

Healthy home experiment kicks off

Monday, 17 March 2014, 4:00 pm | HRV

A house renovation project-meets-social experiment in central Auckland will transform a cold and mouldy villa in one of the city’s most desirable suburbs into a healthy and liveable home with the aim of setting a new benchmark for the quality of New ... More >>

No to stinky, bad tasting water

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:13 am | HRV

The recent case of smelly and bad tasting water in West Auckland highlights the need for households to protect themselves from poor quality water. “People don’t need to put up with stinky, foul tasting water,” says Bruce Gordon, the CEO of West ... More >>

Filthy, polluted water is unacceptable

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 9:50 am | HRV

HRV is challenging the Government to establish higher filtration standards – and is poised to take matters into its own hands – following the announcement that the country’s waterways remain polluted despite decades of attention. More >>

HRV Launches Next Generation Ventilation System

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 12:24 pm | HRV

Coinciding with its 10th year in business HRV has launched the next generation ventilation system, its most advanced system available yet in New Zealand. More >>

First HRV Water Franchisee Appointed

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 4:51 pm | HRV

HRV has signed up its first HRV Water franchisee just a month after announcing the establishment of the new offering from the company. More >>

HRV Contact Centre Growth Will Create 30-40 New Jobs

Friday, 23 August 2013, 11:15 am | HRV

HRV New Zealand is expanding its West Auckland based contact centre resulting in the creation of 30-40 new jobs. More >>

 

 

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