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|

Green Homes NZ Wins Show Home Award

Green Homes New Zealand (Christchurch) was delighted to win an accolade at the Registered Master Builders 2018, House of the Year GIB Show Home Awards at the Wigram Events Centre on July the 27th. This four-bedroom, two-bathroom inaugural Rolleston showhome won Silver amongst high calibre company - Canterbury’s finest builders and architectural designers. This flagship [...]

2018-07-30T18:20:34+00:00July 30th, 2018|Green News|

How to save on energy bills this winter

Key things to can do to save on your energy bills this winter Green Homes NZ - Fostering energy efficient homes in NZ We’re in the thick of the chilly season so here’s what you can do to help reduce your energy costs (if you’re not quite ready yet to build a green [...]

2018-07-03T15:33:26+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Green Advice, Green News, Uncategorized|

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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 16th, 2018|Green Advice, Green News|