Save 80% of your lighting electricity costs by swapping to CFL light bulbs.
Have your living spaces facing north to maximise light and heat from sunlight.
Insist on a MASTERelectrician to ensure you meet NZ electricity regulations.
Select bench tops and cabinets without sharp edges.
A balanced ventilation system allows for windows to be securely closed.
Concrete and brick are both effective as exterior wall cladding to reduce noise.
Maximise your roof storage space by installing attice stairs.
Save water by installing a low-flow shower head or restrictor.

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