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How Does Air Conditioning Work - And How It Can Work For You

How Does Air Conditioning Work - And How It Can Work For You - 31/10/2018

  Stepping off the muggy street into an air conditioned space and feeling the cool, temperate climate has got to be one of modern life’s greatest comforts. In New Zealand, most of us associate air conditioning with offices, shops, restaurants, cafes and transport. As more Kiwis become heat pump o...

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Panasonic Heat Pumps - everything you need to know

Panasonic Heat Pumps - everything you need to know - 03/10/2018

If you’re looking for a combination heating and cooling system for your home, a heat pump could be a good option. Don’t let the name deter you! Many heat pump models also offer temperature cooling or fan settings (check out our range to see what we mean).  In winter your heat pump can be set on a...

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Ventilation System Costs

Ventilation System Costs - 26/09/2018

So - you are considering purchasing a Home Ventilation System? You might still be a little unsure about how much they cost. There’s a few things worth considering in the early stages of researching what ventilation system is right for you and your home. There are many things to consider when choo...

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Condensation On Windows - Find Out Why You Get It.

Condensation On Windows - Find Out Why You Get It. - 17/09/2018

There are some great things about Winter: wooly socks, flannel sheets, electric blankets and hot water-bottles. Soups, stews, apple crumble and snuggling up on the couch drinking hot chocolate. But there’s one thing about Winter that isn’t so great: Condensation on windows! The monotonous chore o...

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A warm dry home is satisfaction guaranteed | HRV State Of The Home Survey

A warm dry home is satisfaction guaranteed | HRV State Of The Home Survey - 27/08/2018

Kiwis are using more anti-mould products – and increasingly turning to heat pumps and ventilation – as awareness about the importance of living in a warm dry home increases, according to a new housing survey. The HRV State of the Home Survey, conducted by research company Buzz Channel, found the...

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Healthy Homes Bill - Landlords Lag On Required Upgrades

Healthy Homes Bill - Landlords Lag On Required Upgrades - 11/07/2018

Less than a year out from the introduction of new healthy home laws for rental accommodation, almost 60 percent of landlords had done nothing to prepare for the changes, according to a new survey. The HRV State of the Home Survey, conducted by research company Buzz Channel, found 58% of tenants s...

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Healthy Homes Guarantee Act 2017 - A Guide For Tenants & Landlords

Healthy Homes Guarantee Act 2017 - A Guide For Tenants & Landlords - 19/01/2018

The current Labour-led government’s second major law to be enacted during its term is the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act 2017 (the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act), which was passed into law on 4 December 2017. The Healthy Homes Guarantee Act aims to set new standards for rental properties in terms of h...

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Poor Housing Conditions Cause More Harm To Kids Than Car Incidents - NZ Herald

Poor Housing Conditions Cause More Harm To Kids Than Car Incidents - NZ Herald - 30/08/2017

Ventilation Issues In The News The state of housing in NZ when it comes to cold, damp housing stock with inadequate ventilation, heating and insulation has been back in the news recently with a report by the NZ Herald's Kirsty Johnston highlighting that cold, damp and overcrowded housing is respo...

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Poor Housing Conditions Cause More Harm To Kids Than Car Incidents - NZ Herald

Poor Housing Conditions Cause More Harm To Kids Than Car Incidents - NZ Herald - 30/08/2017

Ventilation Issues In The News The state of housing in NZ when it comes to cold, damp housing stock with inadequate ventilation, heating and insulation has been back in the news recently with a report by the NZ Herald's Kirsty Johnston highlighting that cold, damp and overcrowded housing is resp...

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Kiwis Go Cold And Tough It Out To Save Money - 10/07/2017

Well over a third of Kiwis are toughing it out during the cold winter months to save money on their power bills, according to a new survey. The latest HRV State of the Home Survey, conducted by research company Buzz Channel, has found 4 out of 10 people try to reduce their power bills during wint...

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The Complete 2017 Guide to Heat Pump Installation

The Complete 2017 Guide to Heat Pump Installation - 27/05/2016

 As you know, more and more energy savvy New Zealanders are turning towards heat pumps to heat their homes efficiently, and most importantly, economically. Known for their superior energy efficiency, heat pumps come in all shapes, sizes, and, of course, quality and price. So, how do you know whic...

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Ventilating a home to help children

Ventilating a home to help children - 04/04/2012

Parents Centre is spearheading a Community led initiative to begin to address the complex issues surrounding child poverty and poor health in New Zealand. Parents Centre has partnered with Leading ventilation specialist, HRV to provide ventilation and heating for a deserving and carefully selecte...

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