Eco friendly Christmas ideas

How to Reduce your Christmas Eco-footprint So many of us write Christmas off as being “too commercial” but when it comes down to it most of us still join the masses, taking part in consumerism at its finest! Maybe this year you’ve decided to make a savvy decision to build an eco-friendly home but why [...]

2018-12-11T14:03:12+00:00December 11th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Building on a Corner vs a Standard Section

So what’s better - a standard or corner site? We’ve heard through the grapevine that  there’s a perception in the market to keep clear of corner sections - phobia or fiction? We’ve laid out the disadvantages and advantages of corner sites for you because you’re going to hear a whole lot of opinions on this [...]

2018-12-04T15:10:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Green News|

Green Up Your New Eco-Friendly Home With These Add-Ons

Did you build new on a tight budget and now want to upspec? Want make your new home more environmentally sound? New Zealanders are making exciting environmental changes in the way they choose to run their households. In addition to building eco-friendly homes, it is estimated that 43% of homeowners in the country will have [...]

2018-11-05T18:41:37+00:00November 5th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Waste not want not

We often hear about green building practices but not so much about the journey undertaken by surplus construction materials. Did you know that Green Homes New Zealand selected their waste management providers based on their ability to sort and separate construction waste to minimise impact on our landfills? We support suppliers who genuinely maximise recycling [...]

2018-10-31T19:56:42+00:00October 31st, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Combating Home Allergens

Combating Home Allergens - it’s nothing to sneeze at Spring is in the air - allergy sufferers beware! What can you do in your home to get away from the misery close to the hearts and nostrils of a fellow afflicted allergy person? Whether you’re sensitive to pet dander, dust, mold or pollens the foundations [...]

2018-10-24T13:58:56+00:00October 24th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

All in the floorplan

Flawed plan or a plan that floors you? Looking at building in the near future? Choosing the right floor plan is vital to prevent ending up in a discombobulated dwelling! Here’s some areas to consider before your appointment with your new home builder’s design team. Where are you at with your section? Consider your [...]

2018-10-09T07:21:57+00:00October 9th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Smart and Easy Tips for Achieving a Green Kitchen

As one of the most important areas in your home, your kitchen should be a healthy place that inspires you to adopt a greener lifestyle. By introducing some effective green changes into your kitchen, not only will you be able to reduce your electricity bill significantly, but you’ll also create an environment that nourishes [...]

2018-09-24T11:19:07+00:00September 24th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Goodbye Rental, Hello First Home!

“Green Homes’ strengths were listening to our needs and accommodating our budget, they also provided clear and regular communication about the build progression and have friendly staff”. Febi IssacFebi, Jimmy and young daughter Sharon moved into their new Green Home two weeks ago and despite a few spring morning frosts in Lincoln they still haven’t [...]

2018-09-17T14:29:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|client, Green News|

Mum & Dad Bank – would you do business with them?

How fond of you are your parents really? Perhaps lending you money for your first home would be the ultimate test! Estimated to be one of the most popular lenders of mortgages for first time buyers your folks may be the best way to make up the difference for a new house deposit shortage. It [...]

2018-08-16T13:39:33+00:00August 16th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|