It’s easy to check
The Warmer Kiwi Homes is a Government programme offering insulation and heater grants to low income home owners and possibly to home owners whose property is in a low decile area.
Even if you think you won’t qualify, it’s worth checking your address on the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) website to start with.
What does a grant cover?
Warmer Kiwi Homes grants are available to homeowners (not for rental properties) and cover both:
- 80% of the cost of ceiling and underfloor insulation. In some areas, such as Auckland, generous funding from community organisations means the cost to the homeowner is even lower for insulation.
- 80% of the cost of a heat pump or efficient wood or pellet burner for the main living area. Grants for heaters are capped at $3000 (including GST). Wood and pellet burners are not available in all areas.
Keen to check it out? Don’t delay
Approved providers are busier during the winter months, so don’t delay, check out your eligibility and spread the word to your friends and whanau today!