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Insulation & Ventilation

If you want to use the Sustainable Homes package to install insulation and/or ventilation to your home there are factors to consider and we provide a list of approved suppliers and installers to contact.

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For information on heating options please check the Heatsmart pages regarding financial assistance.





This is partnership with the Government four-year programme known as Warmer Kiwi Homes, making the homes of lower-income New Zealanders warmer and drier by providing grants to insulate and heat homes.

Only one funding package is available per dwelling (rateable unit).  

Two suppliers below have funding allocation from EECA. 



Existing service under the Heatsmart programme being extended to include clean heat July 2019 for high deprivation areas  under the EECA scheme* (see below). 


All retrofit, no new build  

Floors and ceilings only for retrofit

Existing approved providers are all working to national install and product standards. QA and QC provided by EECA under an MOU with HBRC.

VTR to be cleared on property sale


Warmer drier healthier, providing a service to ratepayers

Approved Heatsmart Suppliers

Smart Energy Solutions (06) 843 4955 (*EECA allocation)

Kensair (06) 280 5133 (*EECA allocation)

Natural Insulation (06) 845 1901

Abode Heating Insulation (06) 870 4271

Bay Insulation (06) 836 7411





Introducing warm dry air improves the healthiness of a home.
Only one funding package is available per dwelling (rateable unit). 


Included as part of wider programme to complement insulation.


This is not a full heating system but ventilation will contribute to a warmer drier home


Introduces warm dry air under positive pressure to reduce condensation/mould.

Approved Suppliers

DVS  Keith Hamilton 0800 387 387
Laser Electrical Napier:2 Ford Road, Onekawa, Napier 4110 | PO Box 3456, Hawkes Bay Mail Centre, Napier 4142, Phone: 06 843 2474 Email:


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