energy

Improving prepayment electricity schemes could benefit households

As power prices continue in an upward trend as reported in the latest NZ Consumer Price Index, a new study shows households looking to find ways to make savings could benefit from using prepayment metering.

Posted in behaviour change and energy and housing & building and NZ policy issues and research on 21 July 2014 – 3:18 pm

WOF for rental housing is tested

Rental properties around NZ have been assessed in a test of a Warrant of Fitness designed to measure housing features that have an impact on health, safety and energy efficiency.

Posted in energy and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban governance and video & audio on 15 May 2014 – 2:18 pm

Smart Energy Challenge

Do you have a smart energy idea you want to turn into reality?

Posted in energy and news & events and NZ policy issues on 19 February 2014 – 12:57 pm

Sustainable Energy course

Visiting researcher, Eric Martinot, is teaching Sustainable Energy in Wellington (March- April 2014).

Posted in energy and news & events on 15 January 2014 – 10:03 am

Resilient Urban Futures

With 87% of New Zealanders now living in cities and towns, planning for urban resilience is needed more than ever.  What development path should New Zealand’s cities take to ensure maximum environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits can be gained?

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and energy and housing & building and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 16 December 2013 – 4:04 pm