Heating and insulation

Some forms of heating need building consents... and we also have some suggestions for you about energy efficiency when you're thinking about your heating and insulation needs.

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This page identifies ways to improve new house design to ensure a house uses the heat from the sun more effectively.

It is important that you understand your requirements when considering heating solutions for your home. Some heating solutions do require a building consent application.

Make sure your fire is burning brightly and you use dry, untreated firewood.

Find out if you qualify for a grant for heating or insulation as part of the government's Warmer Kiwi Homes programme.