Allen & Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists, Infometrics, Eco$ense, Martin Jenkins, Beacon Pathway.
This presents a strong value case at a national level to transform a significant proportion of the New Zealand housing stock to a High Standard of Sustainability with beneficial social, health, environmental and economic outcomes.
The majority of the New Zealand housing stock performs poorly in terms of sustainability. Our homes are cold, damp and inefficient in energy and water use. Beacon has developed benchmarks for a High Standard of Sustainability defining the extent of change required, and assessed the implications for such a change, while keeping affordability as a key consideration.