Client Books Homestar - New Zealand Green Building Council - Page 3

CONTENTS 2 Welcome 4 Dr Lance O’Sullivan on home health and our kids 8 Latest home buyers survey data 12 How can Homestar help improve your home? 18 A young family’s cottage renovation prioritises efficiency and healthy living 10 22 The Ideal House – 8 Homestar design rated for high performance and efficiency 26 Kiwi kids benefit from healthy Green Star schools 30 Innovative city living – an award-winning apartment design 32 Sustainable Social Housing – it need not be costly 34 New communities designed for sustainable living 3 38 Compact and comfortable – small compromises in space, big gains in performance 42 Aesthetics and sustainability – our new-look homes THE HOMESTAR CORE VALUES 44 Health and comfort 48 Smarter energy use 16 50 Cost-savvy appliances 52 Using water efficiently 56 Managing waste 58 Your home’s wellbeing 60 New and noteworthy products 64 Free support and advice on offer 66 Homestar directory 33