"To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail." - Mark Twain was quite a clever guy. Like it or not, us mere mortals have a tendency is to be over-dependant on our particular skillset or network of resources. So what does that mean when it comes to finding a builder and can you [...]
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 [...]
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...
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 [...]
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 [...]