17 Jun 2019
What Happens in a Poorly Ventilated Home?
New Zealand has a terrible track record when it comes to properly insulating and ventilating our homes.
According to the Auckland City Council’s report on Homes and Places, “People who live in unhealthy homes have an increased risk of contracting a range of serious and avoidable illnesses such as meningitis, rheumatic fever and pneumonia. Unhealthy homes also heighten the risk of physical injury and can lead to depression and other forms of mental illness.”
15 Mar 2019
Ask the Experts: What to Expect from an In-Home Energy Audit
Our free in-home energy consultation is how our regional energy experts can gauge your household needs and plan the perfect system to help save you money and provide a healthy home. We won’t specify something you don’t need.
But what’s involved in this home audit? What do you need to do to prepare and what will you learn?
25 May 2018
How Harrisons Can Help Kiwi Households Stay Warm, Comfortable and On Budget
As the country heads into winter, one of the biggest spikes on the monthly budget is keeping your home warm and healthy. So it’s worth talking about investing in the right tools to create a comfortable and efficient home that can also help you seriously maximise the returns.
20 Sep 2017
Harrisons Ventilation: Better by Design
New Zealanders know the trouble of “weeping windows” and understand how condensation can make it hard to keep a home healthy and warm.
Many also know the answer to this problem is having a quality ventilation system to help keep rooms dry – but how many actually know what goes into creating that system?
15 May 2017
NZ Regulations For Insulating Rental Homes
What landlords and property owners need to know about the updated New Zealand Regulations for insulating rental homes.
18 Apr 2017
How to Cash in On Creating Healthy Homes with Harrisons
As more and more Kiwis are turning to Airbnb and short-term holiday rentals to make serious money on their property, it’s worth talking about how investing in the tools to create a warm and healthy home can seriously maximise the returns.
30 Mar 2017
The Three Things to Consider When Preparing Home Renovations for Winter
As the winter months start to take effect in New Zealand, most renovators and home DIYers turn to what they can accomplish indoors to create a warm and healthy living environment.
21 Dec 2016
8 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient this Summer
The onset of summer holidays signals a time to relax, enjoy the bbq and some friendly backyard cricket.