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Homestar

A look at energy-efficient, sustainable products and systems that can contribute to a Homestar 6 rating.

July 2018

How Can Pink Batts Insulation Help Projects Meet a Homestar 6 Rating?

Pink Batts Insulation and PinkFit can contribute to Homestar designs with high R-value insulation, Environmental Choice accreditation and professional insulation installers. 

Innovative and Sustainable Waste Management from Hideaway

Innovative and Sustainable Waste Management from Hideaway

Hideaway Bins have developed more sophisticated solutions to help homeowners sort waste and recycling according to their requirements.

A Pure Approach to Tapware in Precious Metals

A Pure Approach to Tapware in Precious Metals

Kohler's Purist basin taps are available in a range of beautiful finishes, and have a five star WELS rating, using less than six litres of water a minute.

Think Louvres for Sun Control, Security and Style

Think Louvres for Sun Control, Security and Style

The popularity of louvres as a finishing detail on modern homes is continually growing and Juralco has been busy developing systems to satisfy customer demands for more options.

Powering a 10 Star Home with Schneider Electric

Powering a 10 Star Home with Schneider Electric

Australasia’s first-ever 10-star Homestar rated home has an energy-neutral, sustainable footprint, with the help of smart lighting solutions. 

Klima uPVC Window and Door Upgrades Announced

Klima uPVC Window and Door Upgrades Announced

Klima sliding doors are now rated to 2.4m high in up to Very High Wind Zones. 

Get Energy Efficient with an Econergy Heat Pump Water Heater

Get Energy Efficient with an Econergy Heat Pump Water Heater

Improve a building's Homestar rating, save money and become more energy efficient using an Econergy heat pump water heater from Hot Water Heat Pumps Ltd.

First Porotherm Homestar Home in NZ Underway

First Porotherm Homestar Home in NZ Underway

Stellaria NZ is excited and proud to present New Zealand's first Porotherm project designed to meet Homestar standards.

Savings in Energy and Dollars: Using LED Lighting in the Home

Savings in Energy and Dollars: Using LED Lighting in the Home

Vynco Industries offers a full range of sustainable LED lighting to help builds reach Homestar 6+ standards.

Methven and the Christchurch Eco Build

Methven and the Christchurch Eco Build

A range of water-efficient Methven products were chosen for this 10 Homestar rated build in Christchurch.

 Gerard Contributes to Homestar 10 Home

Gerard Contributes to Homestar 10 Home

When leading architectural designer Bob Burnett set out to show New Zealanders what a world class sustainable housing future looks like, he chose to do it with Gerard pressed steel roofing.

GreenStuf Insulation for Better Quality Homes

GreenStuf Insulation for Better Quality Homes

Independent national rating tool Homestar provides criteria for designing and constructing homes that are warm, dry, healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable.

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