Healthier Homes Canterbury can help make your home warmer, drier and healthier.
Christchurch homeowners can access free expert advice and financial support to help improve the health and energy efficiency of their homes. It's an easy two-step process:
Book a home energy check and a friendly advisor can visit your home and talk with you about ways to improve the health and energy efficiency of your home.
This free service is available to all Christchurch homeowners and is provided by Community Energy Action.
This expert advice will be tailored to your needs and be specific to your home.
All our assessors wear photo identification and will provide you with detailed verbal and written advice about:
You have no obligation to undertake any of the recommendations provided by your advisor. If you choose to undertake work you should compare prices from different companies. You can also ask your advisor about what financial support is available.
Request an advisor visit your home and talk with you about ways to improve the health and energy efficiency of your home.
Christchurch homeowners and landlords can access a range of financial support to help make it easier to improve the health and energy efficiency of their homes.
Here is a summary of the financial support available.
For holders of Community Service or Gold Cards, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) offers subsidies of up to 67% for ceiling and underfloor insulation and an efficient heat pump or wood burner.
EECA also have helpful guides and tools for saving energy in the home.
For more information and to apply visit Warmer Kiwi Homes.(external link)
Many banks now offer home loan top-ups and subsidies to help you improve the health and energy efficiency of your home.
If you have a mortgage with one of the following banks, you may be able to add the cost of insulating your home to your mortgage.