energy

Housing and health team wins Prime Minister’s Science Prize

Congratulations to our fellow research group, the He Kainga Oranga/ Housing and Health Research Programme, led by Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman, who have won the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prize.

Posted in energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and video & audio on 3 December 2014 – 1:05 pm

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