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Charity Warms Up Over A 1000 West Coast Houses In The Last Two Years And Will Continue

Monday, 1 August 2022, 11:21 am | Community Energy Action

Community Energy Action (CEA) Charitable Trust has installed insulation in over a 1000 West Coast homes over the last two years, helping to make them warmer and easier to heat. Most of the installs were done at no cost to the homeowner. The charitable ... More >>

Insulation can keep pressure off health system

Monday, 27 June 2022, 3:39 pm | Community Energy Action

Insulation keeps people out of hospitals and reduces the pressure on our health system. However, not enough people know about the insulation subsidies available, what the eligibility criteria are or feel they should not apply. Community Energy ... More >>

Are you missing out on affordable insulation?

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 9:29 am | Community Energy Action

EECA (Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority) has announced that Community Energy Action (CEA) is their only service provider in the Canterbury region (from Ashburton through to Kaikoura) for the Government’s $142m, four year insulation and heating ... More >>

10 Years of Loyal Volunteers

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:47 pm | Community Energy Action

Community Energy Action (CEA) is celebrating this week, as two volunteers of the CEA Curtain Bank commemorate 10 years long service this month. More >>

Improvements for a Warmer, Healthier, Energy Efficient Home

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:06 am | Community Energy Action

North Cantabrians are eligible for funding to help them make their homes warmer, drier and healthier, to live in. Organisations like Community Energy Action (CEA), Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA), MainPower and New Zealand Red Cross, ... More >>

Insulating social housing on West Coast

Monday, 31 October 2016, 2:07 pm | Community Energy Action

This year Community Energy Action (CEA) has been working with Grey District Council (GDC) to improve the warmth and health of homes on the West Coast, with support from Mitre 10 Mega Greymouth. In July, CEA assessed 118 elderly housing properties belonging ... More >>

Collaboration on Project with Social Conscience

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 12:34 pm | Community Energy Action

Two local charitable trusts have teamed up to create a 2017 calendar that raises awareness and funds for Orana Wildlife Park, whilst providing energy efficiency tips to those who purchase it. More >>

250 homes repaired more energy efficiently

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 2:30 pm | Community Energy Action

A community project has just reached its three-year target of improving 250 homes, six months ahead of schedule. The “Repair Well” project, funded by New Zealand Red Cross and implemented by Community Energy Action Charitable Trust (CEA) offers ... More >>

Local charity highly commended at NZ community energy awards

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:33 pm | Community Energy Action

Local NGO Community Energy Action (CEA), who has been working on energy efficiency projects in the community for the last 22 years, was highly commended at the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA)’s national awards ceremony in the ... More >>

Local trust finalist for national community energy award

Friday, 8 April 2016, 11:03 am | Community Energy Action

Canterbury charitable trust Community Energy Action (CEA) has been nominated as a finalist in this year’s 14th EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) awards, in the community category. The two yearly awards recognise organisations ... More >>

Trust insulates more than 300 private rentals

Monday, 15 June 2015, 11:03 am | Community Energy Action

Community Energy Action Charitable Trust (CEA) insulated more than 300 private rental properties in Canterbury in the last 12 months, providing a healthier home for the tenants. More >>

Community Energy Action’s Curtain Bank going mobile

Monday, 24 March 2014, 12:51 pm | Community Energy Action

The Curtain Bank is one of Community Energy Action’s projects. It provides free, recycled lined curtains to households who cannot afford them. The curtains help keep valuable heat in and draughts out, assisting families to keep the homes warmer and ... More >>

New CE for Community Energy Action Charitable Trust

Monday, 16 September 2013, 11:17 am | Community Energy Action

The Community Energy Action Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Shone as Chief Executive of Community Energy Action. Caroline brings with her a wealth of leadership, sales and operational management knowledge and skills ... More >>

Local trust helping renters with healthy homes

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 3:22 pm | Community Energy Action

A local charitable trust is helping renters get warmer, healthier houses by offering extra incentives for insulation to landlords, over and above the government subsidy. Two cold and rainy days this week remind us of what’s to come for winter. More >>

Rentals lagging behind in insulation scheme

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 11:09 am | Community Energy Action

Of the nearly 25,000 houses insulated in Canterbury under the government insulation scheme, nearly 5,000 (4908) were insulated by Christchurch-based Community Energy Action Charitable Trust. The government insulation scheme, Warm Up New Zealand: Heat ... More >>

Insulation fire risk after earthquake

Friday, 8 October 2010, 12:16 pm | Community Energy Action

Community Energy Action Charitable Trust is warning homeowners of the possible fire risk of insulation after the earthquake. Ceiling insulation that has shifted too close to downlights or flues may ignite, causing a fire. More >>

Charitable Trust Building Affected By Earthquake

Sunday, 5 September 2010, 3:30 pm | Community Energy Action

The building of Community Energy Action, a Christchurch charitable trust and one of the largest installers of insulation and heating in Canterbury, is one of the many buildings in the Christchurch CBD heavily affected by the Canterbury earthquake. More >>

Curtain donations needed

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 2:35 pm | Community Energy Action

Curtain donations needed   Community Energy Action Charitable Trust is appealing to households replacing curtains to donate the old ones to the Curtain Bank. The Curtain Bank, a Community Energy Action project, fits recycled thermal and lined ... More >>

Generous response to curtain appeal

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 12:28 pm | Community Energy Action

Generous response to curtain appeal   Community Energy Action’s (CEA) Curtain Bank has fitted nearly 17% more free, recycled curtains in the homes of vulnerable people on low incomes than at the same time last year. The growth, which reflects ... More >>

Cold Weather Causes Flurry For Subsidy Scheme

Wednesday, 19 August 2009, 2:51 pm | Community Energy Action

The cold winter means the phones haven’t stopped ringing at Christchurch-based charitable trust Community Energy Action (CEA) since the new government subsidy scheme for insulation and heating started on 1 July this year. One month into the new subsidy ... More >>