Sustainable homes

Eco design advice

To learn how to make your home or building warmer, healthier and cheaper to run, take advantage of our eco design advisor service.

Eco design advisors offer free, expert advice on a range of topics including making your home warmer, drier and more resource efficient. 

To book an appointment, call 0508 326 337 or email low carbon living.

What we can advise on


  • Saving money on energy and water bills.
  • Making your home more comfortable (warmer in winter and cooler in summer).
  • Improving your home's air quality and reducing moisture.
  • Taking advantage of programmes like Retrofit Your Home and the EECA Warm Up NZ programme.
  • Reducing your environmental impact..

Who can get advice

Eco Design Advisors provide advice to:

  • Homeowners
  • Landlords
  • Tenants
  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Builders

If you're an architect, you can earn 10 CPD points for a two-hour consultation with an Eco Design Advisor.

Meet with an Eco Design Advisor

An Eco Design Advisor can come to your home, your building site or your office.

The advisors also offer regular workshops and presentations to conferences and building groups around Auckland.

To book a meeting with an Eco Design Advisor, or to arrange a presentation at an event, call 0508 326 337 or email low carbon living.

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