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Cheap Carpets And Other Bargains May Be Bad For Your Health

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 8:48 am | Tether

Looking for a bargain for your home may be hazardous to your health, particularly when it comes to fixtures, fittings and furniture – low-cost carpets, for example, are likely made with cheap glue that emit toxins into the air you breathe. CEO of ... More >>

Less than half of rentals likely meeting health standards

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 8:31 am | Tether

Less than half of New Zealand residential rentals are likely compliant with Healthy Homes Standards which came into effect on 1 July, a company involved in the healthy homes sector believes. Brandon Van Blerk, the CEO of healthy homes, work and learning ... More >>

The symbiotic relationship between a home and its occupants

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 8:48 am | Tether

As landlords and property managers begin to implement the Government’s new Healthy Homes standards, which will become law on July 1, a healthy homes and workplace expert says he’s hoping the Government will take things further in the future to recognise ... More >>

Mandating healthy home solutions in rentals risky

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 10:58 am | Tether

The methamphetamine debacle, which spawned a cowboy industry almost overnight and ended up needlessly costing mom-and-pop landlords thousands of dollars, should serve as a timely warning to the New Zealand Government about the dangers of prescribing ... More >>

Tech company urges landlords to delay buying heat pumps

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 12:00 pm | Tether

Landlords should avoid rushing out to buy heaters, heat pumps and glazing ahead of the Government’s proposed mandatory 18 degrees Celsius rule for rental properties because they might not need to do anything More >>

Healthy environment next big competitive advantage

Monday, 25 February 2019, 12:32 pm | Tether

Environmental monitoring could be the next competitive advantage in the early childhood learning sector as industry leaders come to grips with the impact of environmental conditions – including lighting, temperature and noise – on the growth and development ... More >>

Boost for board of Kiwi environmental monitoring start-up

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 1:24 pm | Tether

Stephen Reid and Bevan Adin join board of Kiwi environmental monitoring tech start-up Tether More >>

Green building expert joins healthy homes tech start-up

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 8:51 am | Tether

Leading New Zealand green buildings expert Rochelle Payne (Ade) has taken an equity share in healthy homes technology start-up Tether because she is excited by the technology’s ability to completely transform how green buildings are constructed. More >>

Insulation can worsen unhealthy home issues

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 11:41 am | Tether

An air tight home does not equal a healthy home and may even exacerbate the damp, stagnant conditions that lead to mould, mildew and respiratory problems likes asthma and pneumonia among children and older adults in New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi start-up launches high-tech healthy homes monitoring

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 7:16 pm | Tether

Kiwi start-up launches high-tech healthy homes monitoring technology Environmental monitoring system measures how warm, dry and healthy a home really is. A New Zealand start-up has launched a low cost, high-tech home environmental monitoring system ... More >>