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Apply for a grant to insulate your home

We are offering home owners within The Southern Initiative area of Auckland the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $500 towards home insulation.

What this grant provides

This grant assists with the insulation of homes in The Southern Initiative area.

We offer it in partnership with two approved suppliers:

  • Greenstar Energy Solutions
  • Smart Energy Solutions.

If one of our approved suppliers installs your home insulation, the grant will be automatically deducted from the total cost.

The grant can be:

We can add the balance of payment to your rates through our Retrofit Your Home programme.

Who can apply for the insulation grant

To apply for this grant you must legally own and occupy a home within The Southern Initiative area.

This includes:

  • Mangere-Otahuhu
  • Otara-Papatoetoe
  • Manurewa
  • Papakura.

How to apply for the insulation grant

You need to arrange to have your home's insulation levels assessed by one of our approved insulation suppliers (Greenstar Energy Solutions or Smart Energy Solutions).

If the insulation levels are found to be below Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority insulation guidance, the approved insulation supplier will provide a quote for insulation. The insulation grant will be deducted from the total cost.

Contact one of our approved suppliers with your name, address, and phone number to request an assessment and quote:

Terms and conditions for the insulation grant

Insulation must be installed by the approved supplier who provided the quote to you.

We award this grant on a 'first-in, first-served' basis.

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