When it comes to designing and building eco-friendly homes, most homeowners often opt for heating, cooling and electricity options. But it’s important to note that water can go a long way in sustaining your environment. By focusing on designing a water-efficient home, you can build a home that’s really energy efficient. Reducing water usage is […]
According to experts, it’s best to turn off home ventilation systems when it’s hot. These devices can be useful in winter, when they push the warm air from the roof throughout the house, but in summer they could be blowing hot air from the ceiling cavity into your living space.
Ongoing population growth, low mortgage interest rates and the recent easing of loan-to-valuation restrictions are expected to keep a floor under demand in the Auckland housing market. ASB Bank senior economist Jane Turner said some of the increase in sales volumes was catch-up from December when the level of transactions had been weak, due in […]