New Zealand’s leading future proofing experts Green Homes are ready to build your consented home.

The experts over at Green Homes have qualified builders ready right now to construct your home just the way you want it. “If you have consented plans that you want priced and the job started as soon as then give us a ring,” says Green Homes general manager Andrew Olsen. Now is the time so [...]

2018-04-12T09:56:30+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Green News, Uncategorized|

Who really means green? Eco-friendly housing in NZ

So what’s ISO 50001 when it’s at home? Green Homes New Zealand is the only builder in the country to have received certification from the International Standards Organisation for design and construction of energy efficient homes - otherwise known as ISO 50001 for   Energy Management. Don’t just take our word for [...]

2018-03-28T15:10:41+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Give Your Home an Uplift – 2018 Green Trends

Every New Year comes with some resolutions and now we’re approaching the Autumn equinox we hope you’re checking off a few! Everyone wants to experience personal progress, shape a new reality, and reject bad old habits. Mick Jagger said long ago that “old habits die hard”, but you can create a new and original [...]

2018-03-23T15:33:01+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Why square metre rates can lead you down the garden path..

We get it, it’s often the first thing you ask a Design & Build Consultant in a showhome - but just as your good ol’ local green grocer says, you can’t compare apples with apples! The square metre rate range varies wildy depending on your tastes and preferences – however some building companies will start [...]

2018-03-16T10:43:16+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Will summer turn your green home into a greenhouse?!

Feeling febrile? Hating the humidity? With January 2018 being the hottest month on record and February following suit, did you know that choosing a Green Home could actually prevent stuffy and stifling living conditions? We all know a sustainable home is much warmer but did you know it can be cooler too? The Green Homes [...]

2018-02-28T16:57:01+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|

Our Pauanui Green Development – NZ Herald: Ex-Orange Grove turns Green

A new development will offer retirees an eco-friendly lifestyle writes Sandra Goodwin. Weekend Herald - 2018-02-17. A new Pauanui development offering standalone freehold homes with an eco-friendly thrust offers a veritable “pick 'n' mix” of options on land adjoining the golf course...

2018-02-23T15:52:47+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Green News|

Green Homes New Zealand Open Eco-Friendly Showhome

This month Design and Build specialists Green Homes officially opened their flagship showhome in Rolleston, Canterbury. This gave them an opportunity showcase their eco-friendly home in one of the country’s fastest growing and progressive townships. When it comes to eco houses in New Zealand, display homes [...]

2018-02-28T16:48:04+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Green News|

Going Green Achieves Better Resale on Your New Home

As New Zealander’s knowledge of the benefits of building green grows and becomes more mainstream, so will the expectations affecting the decision-making process when buying. 1. Overseas research has shown that in a competitive market, green homes have proven to sell not only faster but for more money. 2. Demand for healthier, sustainable homes [...]

2017-07-11T11:35:10+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Green Advice, Green News|