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Family enjoys reliable hot water for less with solar

Case Study - June 2008 

Tracey and Robbie Torrance live with their two young children in Richmond. Like most New Zealand families they go through a lot of hot water and were often running out.


Rural family goes solar for hot water

Case Study - June 2008 

For Vivien Edge and Ken Ross a solar water heating system was the obvious choice for the home they designed to have minimal environmental impact.


Bright future for energy efficient hot water technologies

28 May 2008 Media Statement  

Government Spokesperson on Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Jeanette Fitzsimons, today announced that 31 projects with a combined value of $950,000 have been offered funding



Government Funding Options

Funding for homeowners
A grant or loan of $1000 are available to pay for approved solar water heating systems.

The Innovation fund
Grants of up to 50% of the cost of a project are available with a maximum of $100,000 for each grant.

Grant for Government buildings
Funding is available to help public sector organisations establish the feasibility of solar water heating, or install solar water heating systems in buildings they own.

Grant for Volume builders
Two types of financial assistance are available



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