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Foil Insulation New Zealand

There have been changes to the rules concerning foil insulation New Zealand.Since 1 July 2016 a simple repair, such as re-stapling a piece of torn foil back into place, could earn a fine of up to $200,000. Earlier this year (2016) the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (the Ministry) announced that the installation and repair ofContinue Reading >

Benefits of Ceiling Insulation

Jet Stream® MAX ceiling insulation works to keep the outside temperature out and the inside temperature in! Think of it like a lid on a chilly bin or vacuum flask, if you put hot food in it stays warm and if you put cold food in it stays cold. It works to stop/slow temperature transfer. The betterContinue Reading >

Insulation New Zealand – Association Brief

The Insulation Association of New Zealand is a non-profit organisation whose primary role is to establish Insulation New Zealand performance benchmarks for the supply and installation of residential insulation. The Insulation Association of New Zealand (IAONZ) has been established, with the support of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA), by representatives of some ofContinue Reading >

Rental Insulation New Zealand – Don’t forget the walls!

We’ve all lived in damp and cold houses and flats. But new rules have arrived and all landlords will have to insulate their properties by 2019. The unfortunate part of the new legislation is that insulation in the walls is optional. In many cases this leaves the thermal envelope incomplete, and the unlucky tenant stillContinue Reading >

Rental Insulation New Zealand

All rentals must have ceiling and under floor insulation by mid-2019 following a law change introduced by former Housing Minister Nick Smith under the last National government. So New Zealand rental properties are legally required to be insulated by July 1 2019, but it’s unlikely many landlords will meet the government”s deadline. IAONZ, a notContinue Reading >