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Level will help you design and build homes which have less impact on the environment and are healthier, more comfortable, and have lower running costs.

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What's new 

 

New online PV calculator

A new online calculator tells consumers whether installing a photovoltaic (solar) system will be cost-effective for them. Read more.

New report on PV benefits

A new report describing the financial and environmental benefits of photovoltaic generation in New Zealand has just been released. Read more.

New asbestos guidance

New guidance around managing and removing asbestos applies from 3 November 2016. Read more.

Key insulation standard updated

NZS 4246, which gives guidance on installing bulk insulation in houses, has been updated. Read more

Recently added

  • We’ve added a page about the Passive House standard to our Passive Design section and a page about the risks of Construction noise to our Health and safety section.
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