More money for insulation

Published date22 June 2022
Publication titleWest Coast Messenger, The
Budget 2022 contains $73m more funding for the Warmer Kiwi Homes scheme that heavily subsidises insulation for low-income households

This is enough funding to insulate a further 26,500 homes and means funding is provided through to June 2024.

"The insulation industry welcomes the Government's continued commitment to improving the insulation standards of homes.

Working together, our firms and the Government have been able to make tens of thousands of homes warmer and healthier to live in," said Mr Arkinstall.

The insulation industry is about to launch its first nationally recognised qualification providing a strong pathway and career in the insulation industry.

"Insulation must be installed correctly, or you can lose up to 50% effectiveness. Professional installation by an accredited installer ensures funded insulation is effective and has the impact on homes we are looking for. The industry will be needing more qualified...

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