Stay in touch with what's happening with energy efficiency in Brightr, the new home of Smart Energy Solutions, in New Zealand and around the world.
01 March 2021
Auckland Council stops it's Retrofit Your Home programmeAuckland Council has stopped their Retrofit Your Home programme due to issues with interest calculations for ratepayers between 2011 and 2020.
26 January 2021
6 ways to use heat pumps efficiently in summerWhen the sweltering heat gets too much we have 6 tips to help keep your heat pump energy use down.
19 December 2020
Switch Off for HolidaysBefore you switch off and travel away on holidays - remember to switch off around the office and home.
01 December 2020
Smart Energy Tip - Cool your Home for 67c a DayUsing your heat pump is energy efficient and economical and costs around 67c a day during warmer months!
15 November 2020
Benefits of Insulation in SummerHome insulation not only retains your heat to keep you warmer in winter but also keeps you cooler in summer. Read a customer's experience.
01 November 2020
7 smart solutions for hot, humid nightsGetting a comfortable night’s sleep can be a challenge over summer especially in areas with high humidity. Here are a few smart solutions so you can rest easier.
16 October 2020
Hawke’s Bay: Get insulation, a heat pump and solar on your council ratesGet insulation, a heat pump and solar on your Hawkes Bay Regional Council rates and pay it off over up to 10 years.
15 October 2020
Smart Energy Tip - Have Shorter Showers and Save!Having shorter showers can save a family over $900 a year on power.
08 October 2020
Smart Energy Tip - Switch to Low Flow ShowerheadsAn efficient showerhead should flow at up to 9 litres per minute - switch to low flow showerheads to reduce hot water use.
07 October 2020
FREE Ground Moisture Barrier check for your home20 buckets a day. Imagine if someone poured that much water into your rental property. How much damage would it cause? Of course, you’d never let it happen - but then, you might be doing just that.