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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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