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MDH/4.2Medium density housing assessment tools: Summary reportDecember 1, 2021

Verney Ryan, Bill Smith. This report summarises the research process, medium density housing outcome framework, …

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Wall/5Thermal bridging in external walls: Presentation of findingsJuly 1, 2021

Verney Ryan. This presentation summarises the findings of the two-stage project investigating thermal bridging in …

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Wall/4Thermal bridging in external walls: Stage twoMay 1, 2021

Verney Ryan, Guy Penny, Jane Cuming (Part One only), Mal Riley (Part One only). Stage …

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Understanding the magic of curtainsApril 1, 2021

This booklet summarises BRANZ-Beacon research into what makes curtains most effective. The research found floor-length, …

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The Papakowhai Renovation case studiesMarch 1, 2021

Andrea Blackmore. Summary of the case studies of house retrofits in the Papakowhai Renovations …

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Wall/3Measuring the extent of thermal bridging in timber-framed external wallsApril 1, 2020

Verney Ryan, Guy Penny, Jane Cuming. This report shares the results of Stage One of …

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Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ survey to Hobsonville Point 2020April 1, 2020

Glenda Lock, Andrea Blackmore. This report provides the results of an application of the Residents’ …

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ETM/1Exceeding the minimum for volume home buildersMarch 1, 2020

Verney Ryan, Andrea Blackmore. This project developed specific targeted advice aimed at the interaction point …

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HPIS/1Healthy homes: Developing a teaching-learning approach for young peopleFebruary 1, 2020

Vicki Cowan, Heidi Mardon, Pamela Jones. This project explored teaching home performance to 10-12 year …

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MDH/7Medium density housing assessment of four CORT developmentsJanuary 1, 2020

Verney Ryan, Glenda Lock, Bill Smith, Andrea Blackmore. Presents the results of applying Beacon Pathway’s …

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AWHI/3Changing lives one home at a time: The story of Ko HuiamanoJune 1, 2019

Kootuitui ki Papakura. The Kootuitui ki Papakura partnership with Auckland Council through The Southern Initiative …

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MDC/1Industry perceptions of medium density consenting issues, challenges and suggested solutionsApril 1, 2019

Verney Ryan, Bill Smith, Rachel Foster. This research explored with industry the challenges, problems and …

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NH2018/1Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ questionnaire to Hobsonville Point 2018October 1, 2018

Glenda Lock, Andrea Blackmore. This report provides the results of an application of the Residents’ …

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AWHI/2Healthy Homes Initiative Auckland co-design: Report on stage twoJune 1, 2018

Auckland-Wide Healthy Homes Co-Design Group. This second report on the Auckland Healthy Homes Initiatives (HHI) …

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MDH/4.1The MDH assessment framework: Regulatory overviewApril 1, 2018

Verney Ryan, Bill Smith. This document is an annex to the main final report prepared …

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MDH/3Medium density housing assessment tools: Case studiesJanuary 1, 2018

Verney Ryan, Bill Smith. This summary report provides results from evaluation of the prototype assessment …

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MDH/2Medium density housing assessment tools: Framework development working paperJune 1, 2017

Verney Ryan, Bill Smith. This working paper reports on progress during the framework development and …

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AWHI/1Healthy Homes Initiative Auckland co-design: Report on stage oneMay 1, 2017

Auckland-Wide Healthy Homes Co-Design Group. This document records the Auckland Wide Healthy Homes (AWHI) co-design …

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MDH/1Medium density housing assessment tools: Discovery phase working paperDecember 1, 2016

Verney Ryan, Bill Smith. This working paper reports on progress during the Discovery Phase of …

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NH2016/1Applying the Neighbourhood Sustainability residents’ questionnaire to Hobsonville Point 2016October 1, 2016

Glenda Lock. This report provides the results of an application of the Beacon Neighbourhood Sustainability …

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TR2016/1Upgrade or retire? Exploring factors in making decisions for privately owned homes in TāmakiMarch 1, 2016

Glenda Lock, Verney Ryan. This research explored options for upgrading or retiring privately owned building …

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NEW2015/1Cost tower: Residential construction costs for affordable and social housing in Auckland 2015December 1, 2015

Nick Collins, Michael Bealing. This report gathers empirical evidence of the actual costs of residential …

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The HIVE High Performance House case studyAugust 1, 2014

Andrea Blackmore. Summary of the design and off-site construction of the HIVE High Performance House …

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PUB/26Residential construction waste reduction: Case studies and resourcesAugust 1, 2014

Cambrian Berry. This report brings together existing national case studies of residential construction projects that …

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BBS/14Papanui 1: Build Back Smarter case studyJune 1, 2014

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Papanui 1, one of the case studies …

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Build Back Smarter case studiesMarch 1, 2014

Andrea Blackmore. A summary of the Build Back Smarter project which looked at how home …

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BBS/13Redcliffs 1: Build Back Smarter case studyMarch 1, 2014

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Redcliffs 1, one of the case studies …

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BBS/12Mt Pleasant 1: Build Back Smarter case studyFebruary 1, 2014

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Mt Pleasant 1, one of the case …

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BBS/10Spreydon 1: Build Back Smarter case studyNovember 1, 2013

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Spreydon 1, one of the case studies …

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BBS/11Somerfield 1: Build Back Smarter case studyOctober 1, 2013

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Somerfield 1, one of the case studies …

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BBS/9Halswell 1: Build Back Smarter case studyAugust 1, 2013

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Halswell 1, one of the case studies …

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BBS/8The value case for building back smarterJuly 1, 2013

Lois Easton. Using the experience of the Build Back Smarter pilot project, this report presents …

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BBS/15Final report on the Build Back Smarter pilot projectJune 1, 2013

Lois Easton. This report outlines the progress of the Build Back Smarter Project in 2013. …

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PUB/18High Performance House with Warmframe technology: Look bookMay 2, 2013

Libby Elmore and Andrea Blackmore. This publication was produced as a ‘look book’ for the …

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BBS/6Huntsbury 2: Build Back Smarter case studyJanuary 1, 2013

Lois Easton. This report documents the upgrade of  Huntsbury 2, one of the case studies …

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HN2800/9Performance of two ‘good practice’ group homes in RangioraOctober 1, 2012

Lois Easton and Andrea Blackmore. This report outlines the outcome of engagement with Stonewood Homes …

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NH2012/1Beacon’s neighbourhood research and tools: A summaryMarch 1, 2012

Andrea Blackmore. This report summarises the research journey that underlies the development of the Neighbourhood …

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PUB/25Construction waste in the Havelock North Best Home: A comparison to best and standard practiceMarch 1, 2012

Lois Easton. This report compares construction waste management in the Havelock North Best Home with …

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The HomeSmart Home case studyJanuary 1, 2012

Andrea Blackmore. A high level summary of the design and performance of New Zealand Housing …

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HN2800/7New Zealand Housing Foundation HomeSmart Home: Evaluation of performance and occupancySeptember 1, 2011

Lois Easton. The New Zealand Housing Foundation HomeSmart Home was designed in partnership with Beacon …

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HN2800/6Performance of the New Zealand Housing Foundation’s HomeSmart HomeJuly 2, 2011

Johannes Roberti, Andrew Pollard, Nikki Buckett and Lisa Burrough. This report examines the performance of …

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Making your home HomeSmart: A homeowner manualJuly 1, 2010

Lois Easton, Andrea Blackmore. The Homeowner Manual pulls together information and advice for homeowners on …

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HN2800/5The NZHF HomeSmart Home: Occupants’ experience of the home and comparison with NOW HomesJune 1, 2010

Rachael Trotman. Following on from its NOW Home projects in Waitakere and Rotorua, Beacon partnered …

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HR2420/13HomeSmart Renovations: Householder actions and responses to dwelling performanceJune 1, 2010

Kay Saville-Smith, Ruth Fraser, Nikki Buckett, Michael Camilleri. This report presents self-reported and monitored data …

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IEQ7570/3Forced air ventilation systemsJune 1, 2010

Andrew Pollard, S McNeill. This report discusses the methodology used to monitor forced air ventilation …

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2010 End-of-contract review of Beacon Pathway ‘Housing Advances for Environmental Responsibility and Sustainable Living’May 1, 2010

FRST (Peter Newton, Richard Hawke) This Review was commissioned by the Foundation for Research, Science …

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Policy options for sustainable homes A resource manual for local governmentMay 1, 2010

Megan Howell, Damon Birchfield. This Resource Manual sets out to assist councils to understand the …

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Solar assessment checklistMay 1, 2010

A checklist for homeowners on the suitability of their site for solar panels, and how …

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HR2420/12Clawback of heating services in Beacon research homesMarch 1, 2010

Andrew Pollard, Nikki Buckett. Data from the Papakowhai Renovation Project and the Waitakere NOW Home …

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HR2420/10HomeSmart Renovations Phase Two report: Progress of pilotMarch 1, 2010

Lois Easton. This report documents Phase Two of the HomeSmart Renovations project. This phase covers …

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WA7090/7Water demand management: An economic framework to value with case study applicationFebruary 1, 2010

Nicola Smith, Garry McDonald, Dorothy Wilson. This report synthesises three reports produced as a result …

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The environmental impact of the Waitakere NOW Home: A life cycle assessment case studyFebruary 1, 2010

David Drysdale, Barbara Nebel, Nick Collins, Andrea Blackmore. A Life Cycle Assessment case study of …

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Unflued gas heater fact bankFebruary 1, 2010

Vicki Cowan, Lisa Burrough, Verney Ryan. This document is the repository of Beacon’s core facts …

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EN6590/3Development of renewables framework for decision-makingFebruary 1, 2010

Mandy Armstrong, Verney Ryan. This report analyses appropriate local renewable energy solutions for New Zealand …

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Rotorua NOW Home case studyJanuary 1, 2010

Andrea Blackmore. A high level summary of the design and performance of the Rotorua NOW …

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HN2800/4Concluding Beacon’s NOW100 projectDecember 1, 2009

Vicki Cowan, Lois Easton, Andries Popping. This report documents Beacon’s new homes research, at the …

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WA7090/6A framework for valuing water demand management: Tauranga City Council case studyNovember 1, 2009

  This is part of research which addressed the question, ‘why’ (would an organisation adopt …

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WA7090/5A framework for valuing water demand management: Conceptual frameworkNovember 1, 2009

Nicola Smith, Garry McDonald. This is report 2 of 3 in a rigorous economic analysis …

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WA7090/4A framework for valuing water demand management: Literature reviewNovember 1, 2009

Nicola Smith, Gary McDonald, Susie Trinh. This is report 1 of 3 in a rigorous …

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SM3570/8Life cycle assessment of the Waitakere NOW HomeAugust 1, 2009

David Drysdale, Barbara Nebel. This report provides an assessment of the environmental impacts of the …

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HN2800/2Development of HomeSmart Home Procedures v.1 for pilotingAugust 1, 2009

Lois Easton, Marta Karlik-Neale, Roman Jaques. This report outlines the methodology and work undertaken to …

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NH3112/2Valuing sustainable neighbourhoodsAugust 1, 2009

Kay Saville-Smith, Moira Dwyer, Julie Warren. This report uses Beacon’s Neighbourhood Sustainability Framework and data …

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HR2420/9HomeSmart Renovations: Early data from the homeowner interviewsAugust 1, 2009

Kay Saville-Smith. This report presents data from a set of householders interviewed at least a …

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NO202/4Rotorua NOW Home: Final performance monitoringAugust 1, 2009

Andrew Pollard, Roman Jaques. This report examines the sustainability performance of Beacon Pathway’s second new …

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WA7090/3Integrated water management design criteria reportJuly 1, 2009

David Kettle. The three-fold purpose of this project was to develop a product design criteria …

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HR2420/8Solar water heating in the Waitakere and Rotorua NOW Homes and in three Papakowhai Renovation homesJuly 1, 2009

Andrew Pollard. This report describes and examines the performance of the solar water heating (SWH) …

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WA7090/2Energy-water relationships in reticulated water infrastructure systemsJune 1, 2009

Ben Kneppers, Damon Birchfield, Maggie Lawton. The report provides an initial analysis of the relationship …

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TE106/18Papakowhai Renovations: Project summary and case studiesJune 1, 2009

Lois Easton. A project examining sustainable retrofit of existing homes in Papakowhai was undertaken from …

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WA7090/2Energy-water relationships in reticulated water infrastructure systemsJune 1, 2009

Ben Kneppers, Damon Birchfield, Maggie Lawton. The report provides an initial analysis of the relationship …

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EN6590/4Matching renewable technology to local resources at household and neighbourhood levelJune 1, 2009

Mandy Armstrong, Verney Ryan. This report provides a repository for information to inform consumers about …

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TE106/19Cost benefits of sustainable housing retrofitsApril 1, 2009

Ian Page. This report considers the cost benefits of a variety of sustainable retrofits for …

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TE106/17Papakowhai Renovations: Householder experiences and perceptionsApril 1, 2009

Rachael Trotman. This report presents the findings of post project interviews in March 2009 with …

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TE106/15Final monitoring report from the Papakowhai Renovations projectJanuary 1, 2009

John Burgess, Nikki Buckett, Michael Camilleri, Lisa French, Andrew Pollard, Phil Hancock. The Papakowhai Renovation …

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SM3570/3Prioritisation of building systemsDecember 1, 2008

Barbara Nebel, Karen Bayne, Connie Crookshanks. This working paper is an interim report from the …

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SM3570/6LCA-based windows calculatorDecember 1, 2008

Daniel Kellenberger, Nicholas Perez. This project has resulted in the development of an Excel-based window …

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SM3570/4Life cycle assessment of the Waitakere NOW Home and Papakowhai RenovationsDecember 1, 2008

David Drysdale, Julie Sandilands. This report provides an assessment of the environmental impacts of the …

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HR2420/3Best practice policy approaches to encourage sustainable residential building and retrofitting: Evaluation and shortlist of initiativesNovember 1, 2008

Megan Howell, Damon Birchfield. This working paper presents research to develop and apply a set …

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HR2420/5HomeSmart Renovations Phase One report: Development of procedures and establishing the pilotNovember 1, 2008

Lois Easton, June Gibbons, Marta Karlik-Neale, Verney Ryan, Kay Saville Smith. This report documents Phase …

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EN6570/9New Zealand house typologies to inform energy retrofitsNovember 1, 2008

Verney Ryan, Geoff Burgess, Lois Easton. This report summarises the findings from a workshop analysing …

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EN6570/8Housing typologies: Current stock prevalenceNovember 1, 2008

Ian Page, J. Fung. This report analyses the characteristics of the housing stock that affect …

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HR2420/7Assessing the viability of financial incentives for sustainable housing initiativesOctober 1, 2008

Julia de Blaauw, Dan McGregor (Ascari Partners). This report explores the viability of financial incentives …

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Slowing the flow: A comprehensive demand management framework for reticulated water supplyAugust 1, 2008

Maggie Lawton, Damon Birchfield, Dorothy Wilson. A framework is presented in this publication to assist …

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HN2800/3NOW100 project monitoring and evaluationAugust 1, 2008

P. Arnold, Lois Easton, Andries Popping, Kay Saville-Smith. This working paper outlines the research methodology, …

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NH3102/3National neighbourhood baseline surveyAugust 1, 2008

Kay Saville-Smith. This report presents the findings of the national baseline survey of neighbourhood behaviours. …

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SM3570/5Design criteria for retrofit windows and new wallsJuly 1, 2008

Karen Bayne, Timothy Allan, Kylie Baker. This report outlines a suggested approach for establishing design …

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HR2420/2Best practice policy approaches to encourage sustainable residential building and renovation: Survey and literature review resultsJuly 1, 2008

Megan Howell, Damon Birchfield. This report documents the findings of the first stage of research …

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TE106/3Interim performance monitoring from Papakowhai Renovation projectJune 1, 2008

John Burgess, Nikki Buckett. The Papakowhai Renovation Project has extensively monitored nine homes in the …

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EN6570/3Appendix C: Landlords energy surveyJune 1, 2008

Kay Saville-Smith. A telephone survey of 491 landlords found resistance to investment in retrofitting and …

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EN6570/3Appendix B: Recent movers energy surveyJune 1, 2008

Kay Saville-Smith. A postal survey of 724 homeowners found that recent movers resist significant investment …

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EN6570/3Appendix A: High energy user surveyJune 1, 2008

Kay Saville-Smith. This survey of 700 householders found that high energy users resist investment in …

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EN6570/3House owners and energy: Retrofit, renovation and getting house performanceJune 1, 2008

Kay Saville-Smith. This report summarises three surveys of homeowner groups in New Zealand: high energy …

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WA7060/3Best practice water efficiency policy and regulationsMay 1, 2008

Maggie Lawton, Damon Birchfield, David Kettle, Chloe Trenouth. This report is an in-depth investigation into …

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NO102/5Waitakere NOW Home: Occupants’ experience of the home and implications for future NOW HomesMay 1, 2008

Rachael Trotman. This report reviews the research on the Waitakere NOW Home occupants’ experience of …

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NO102/4Waitakere NOW Home performance monitoring: Year two reportApril 1, 2008

Andrew Pollard, Lisa French, Matthias Heinrich, Roman Jaques, John Zhao. Reports on the second year …

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TE210/3Thermal insulation in New Zealand homes: A status reportMarch 1, 2008

Ian McChesney, Ian Cox-Smith, Lynda Amitrano. This paper considers thermal insulation for New Zealand homes, …

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TE106/9Papakowhai Renovations: Impacts on householders and dwelling performanceFebruary 1, 2008

Kay Saville-Smith. This report presents the findings of the in-depth interviews with nine of the …

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NO202/2Rotorua NOW Home: Interim Performance MonitoringDecember 1, 2007

Roman Jaques, Ian Mathews, Andrew Pollard. This interim report outlines the status of the performance …

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TE201/3The role of LCA in decision making in the context of sustainable developmentOctober 1, 2007

Barbara Nebel, Jeremy Warnes. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a standardised methodology for the quantification …

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TE106/8Sustainability options for retrofitting New Zealand houses: Theoretical cost benefit analysisOctober 1, 2007

Michael Phillips. A theoretical cost benefit for options to retrofit for water and energy was …

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MT103Quantitative study: Household uptake of sustainable solutionsOctober 1, 2007

Alex Woodley. This study assesses the engagement of householders in adopting sustainable technologies and solutions …

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MT102/2Qualitative study: Perceptions of sustainability and uptake of sustainable solutions by householdersOctober 1, 2007

Rachael Trotman. This report presents the findings of a qualitative study that investigates what sustainability …

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HR2462/1Policy and regulation: Clarification of Beacon’s roleOctober 1, 2007

Allen & Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists. The purpose of this paper is to assist …

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TE220/4Indoor environment qualityOctober 1, 2007

Robyn Phipps, Jeremy Warnes. This report backgrounds the issues of healthy and unhealthy home environments …

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PR240/4National value case for sustainable housing innnovationsOctober 1, 2007

Allen & Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists, Infometrics, Eco$ense, Martin Jenkins, Beacon Pathway. This presents …

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PR240/3Sustainable homes national value caseOctober 1, 2007

Ralph Chapman, Wayne Sharman. This report quantitatively assesses the National Value Case for a range …

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TE201/2Guideline for LCA practitioners and users of building related LCA studiesJune 1, 2007

Barbara Nebel. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is increasingly accepted as a tool to analyse the …

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RP201/3District plan barriers and incentives to sustainable residential building: Case studiesJune 1, 2007

Chloe Trenouth. A case study review of three territorial authorities (Christchurch City Council, Kapiti Coast …

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Waitakere NOW Home case studyJune 1, 2007

Andrea Blackmore. A high level summary of the design and performance of the Waitakere NOW …

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PR205/1Making policy and regulations rain tank friendlyMay 1, 2007

Maggie Lawton, Damon Birchfield, David Kettle. This investigation reviewed the legal and policy pathways for …

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MT105/2Market transformation interventions: Creating demand and supply for sustainable housingApril 1, 2007

Cerasela Stancu, Graeme Finlay, Sarah Gunn. This report set out to: identify best practice in …

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TE106/6Demand management through water retrofit projectsApril 1, 2007

Damon Birchfield, Lois Easton. This paper considers the breadth and scope of demand management water …

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TE230/3Scoping waste in the residential built environmentMarch 1, 2007

Michelle Kazor, Joanne Koppel. This is a scoping report on level and composition of solid …

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MT104Market transformation: Housing industry surveyMarch 1, 2007

Maurice Marquardt, Cerasela Stancu, Sarah Gunn. A survey designed to assess the level of knowledge …

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NO102/3Waitakere NOW Home performance monitoring: Year one reportMarch 1, 2007

Lisa French, Matthias Heinrich, Roman Jaques, Chris Kane, Andrew Pollard. This report summarises the learning …

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TE200AAnalysis of currently available environmental profiles of building productsOctober 1, 2006

Zsuzsa Szalay, Barbara Nebel. In New Zealand and internationally, a number of building-related LCA studies …

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PR106/2Market segmentation of New Zealand’s housing stockOctober 1, 2006

Lynda Amitrano, Ian Page. This report identifies the key market segments with the New Zealand …

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TE160Water efficiencies: Report on existing technology / expertise in New ZealandSeptember 1, 2006

Sarah Heine. This report identifies three key areas and existing technologies which could be targeted …

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PR107/1Regulatory framework development: Understanding current sustainability regulations and policySeptember 1, 2006

Mike O’Connell. This report updates, reviews and summarises policy and strategy development as well as …

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TE106/4Sustainability options for retrofitting New Zealand houses: EnergyAugust 1, 2006

Ian McChesney, Lynda Amitrano. This is a desktop study of all the existing research programmes …

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PR200/3Local council sustainable building barriers and incentives: Auckland City case studyJuly 1, 2006

Lois Easton, David Mead, Chloe Trenouth, David Fullbrook, Patrick Arnold. A review of the potential …

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NH102/10Annex H: LEED-ND scores of case study neighbourhoodsJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex H to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/9Annex G: Census data for case study neighbourhoodsJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex G to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/8Annex F: LEED suitability for New ZealandJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex F to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/7Annex E: Place where you live questionnaireJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex E to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/6Annex D: Initial adaptation of LEEDJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex D to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/5Annex C: LEED-ND alignment with N-SAPTJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex C to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/4Annex B: N-SAPT infoboxesJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex B to the report ‘Testing the …

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NH102/3Annex A: N-SAMT InfoboxesJune 1, 2006

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. Annex A to the report ‘Testing the …

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PR105/1Market segmentation of New Zealand’s housing stockMay 1, 2006

Lynda Amitrano, N Kirk, Ian Page. This report proposes a structure/framework for a National Scorecard …

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TE180Multi-paned windowsApril 1, 2006

John Burgess, JM Bennett. This report outlines the international and local window technologies following a …

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TE140/3Renewable energy opportunities in the New Zealand residential built environmentApril 1, 2006

Chris Kane. This report provides a high-level view of low and renewable energy technologies in …

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TE200Life cycle assessment and the building and construction industryMarch 1, 2006

Barbara Nebel. This white paper describes the concept of LCA, possible applications of the results …

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NO102/2Waitakere NOW Home performance monitoring: Six month reportMarch 1, 2006

Roman Jaques, Andrew Pollard. This report provides a high-level view of the basic performance of …

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NO102/2Waitakere NOW Home performance monitoring: Six month reportMarch 1, 2006

Roman Jaques, Andrew Pollard. This report provides a high-level view of the basic performance of …

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TE102Retrofit technologies databaseNovember 1, 2005

Barbara Nebel, Roman Jaques, Michael Jack, Karen Bayne, Per Nielsen, Susan Krumdieck. This research developed …

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SF/1.2NOW Home benchmarking report: NOW Home vs ref homesNovember 1, 2005

Roman Jaques. The report describes and compares the sustainable (i.e. environmental, economic and social) features …

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NO101/2Waitakere NOW Home construction monitoring reportNovember 1, 2005

Chris Kane, Robin Allison, Roman Jaques, Andrew Pollard. Reports on the consenting and construction process …

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NO101/2Waitakere NOW Home construction monitoring reportNovember 1, 2005

Chris Kane, Robin Allison, Roman Jaques, Andrew Pollard. Reports on the consenting and construction process …

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TE101Evaluation of technologies with potential for improving the sustainability of new homes in New Zealand: Initial assessmentSeptember 1, 2005

Bryan Walford, Karen Bayne, Albrecht Stoecklein, Roman Jaques, Jorge Salinas. This report provides a high …

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NH101/2Neighbourhood Sustainability Framework: PrototypeSeptember 1, 2005

Kay Saville-Smith, Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Megan Howell. Discusses nature and measurement of neighbourhood sustainability …

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MT111Exploring a commercially viable model for retrofit.August 1, 2005

Rachel Hargreaves. This report aimed to help Beacon understand and potentially get involved in the …

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NH102/2Testing the prototype Neighbourhood Sustainability FrameworkJune 1, 2005

Katja Lietz, Denise Bijoux, Kay Saville-Smith, Megan Howell. This report presents the findings of an …

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MT110Impact of energy use information resulting in behavioural changeMarch 1, 2005

Albrecht Stoecklein. This report reviewed international research into whether information on energy usage or ways …

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PR101/1Regulatory framework development: Understanding current sustainability regulations and policyJanuary 1, 2005

Mike O’Connell. This report aims to ensure Beacon and its providers have a clear understanding …

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NEW/1New technology impacts: SpreadsheetNovember 1, 2004

Michael Donn, John Storey. This spreadsheet accompanies the report NEW/1 which looked at whether there …

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NEW/1New technology impactsNovember 1, 2004

Michael Donn, John Storey. This project investigated whether New Zealand had all the technologies it …

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RF/1Housing retrofit: Housing interventions, stock and marketsNovember 1, 2004

John Storey, Ian Page, Louw van Wyk, Mike Collins, Tobias Kriel. This report provided: A …

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NS/1National Scorecard: Interventions and Assessment ModelsOctober 1, 2004

Ian Page, Nigel Jollands, Nancy Golubiewski, James Turner. This research aimed to identify whether models …

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NOW/7NOW Home demonstration home hypothesisOctober 1, 2004

Albrecht Stoecklein, Stephen McKernon. This research project provided a basis for arguing in favour or …

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SF/1.1Sustainability framework designSeptember 1, 2004

Michael O’Connell. This project aimed to recommend the key elements of a sustainability framework with …

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NOW/1.1The NOW House project: Part 1. The NOW House design process and insights for future projectsSeptember 1, 2004

Karen Bayne, Chris Kane. This report provides an overview of the NOW house design process …

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NOW/1.3The NOW House project: Part 3. Monitoring the NOW HouseSeptember 1, 2004

Chris Kane, JL van Wyk, Andrew Pollard. This report summarises the options available for monitoring …

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IND/1Industry research: Impacts and alternativesSeptember 1, 2004

Ann Smith, Jeska McNicol, Graeme Finlay. This research developed: A summary of relevant knowledge from around …

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NBH/1Neighbourhoods research baselineSeptember 1, 2004

Rachel Hargreaves, Megan Howell, Katja Lietz, Roman Jaques, Charles Eason, Robert Vale, John Mackay, Surya …

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CON/1Influencing people’s uptake of sustainability in housingSeptember 1, 2004

Stephen McKernon, Susan Bates, Albrecht Stoecklein, Frances Maplesden, Karen Bayne. Beacon’s consumer uptake objective was …

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INT/1.2Integration project: Prioritisation / optimisation toolAugust 1, 2004

James Turner, Frances Maplesden, Ian Page. This report compares methods for Beacon Pathway Ltd to …

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NOW/1.2The NOW House project: Part 2. The NOW House – information for new ownersAugust 1, 2004

Karen Bayne, Chris Kane. This report presents a summary of the recognisable intellectual  property, which …

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