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.
07 September 2020
It’s hay fever season again!Most of us welcome the arrival of spring but it’s not as much fun for allergy sufferers. Spring and summer are the months when over 100,000 kiwis suffer from hay fever and the pollen season is about to start.
03 September 2020
Clean filters are essential for efficiencyWhether it's your heat pump, your ventilation system, your vacuum cleaner or your clothes dryer - keeping the filter clean is essential for both energy efficiency and safety.
01 September 2020
How was your home this winter?Were you hit with big power bills this winter? You're not alone! Bundle up your insulation, heating,ventilation and more and never have a cold house again!
30 August 2020
How are your Smoke Alarms?Now is a good time to replace batteries in your smoke alarms or invest in some long-life photoelectric ones.
28 August 2020
The Healthy Home ChecklistDoes your house meet the new Healthy Homes Standards? Put it to the test with our quick checklist.
23 August 2020
Smart Energy Tip - Using Clothes Dryers in WinterUsing your clothes dryer in winter costs around $1.05 per 5kg load. An affordable option for busy families.
18 August 2020
Keeping Farm Houses WarmAfter a day outdoors you'll want to come home to a warm house. We reduce power bills and/or wood chopping through better home energy efficiency.
16 August 2020
Myth busting tips to reduce your power billsWith so much in the way of ‘fake news’ around, what advice can you rely on to cut your bills and keep warm this winter? We’ve debunked six common myths and provided some smart alternatives for you to act on today that are tried, tested and sure to help out.
13 August 2020
Your safety during our home visitsCOVID-19 levels are changing. We already have measures in place to help all of us keep safe during our home visits.
09 August 2020
Foil insulation banned in residential homesRepairing existing or retrofitting foil underfloor insulation in your home is banned due to risks of electrocution. A risk for DIYers, so please read.