Assess your home

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It's worth checking to find out how warm and dry your home is - there may be some easy, low-cost improvements you can make.

HomeFit Assessment

Developed by the New Zealand Green Building Council, HomeFit is an easy online check to help you assess if your home is warm, safe and dry.

The HomeFit tool will give you a straightforward guide about ways to improve your home – it’s designed for homeowners, renters and landlords.

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HomeFit Certification

An independent HomeFit professional will assess how warm, dry and healthy your home is. Houses with HomeFit certification give homeowners, renters and landlords confidence the home meets ventilation, insulation, heating and energy efficiency standards.

Steps to make your home warmer and drier

 Warming up with insulation

 Getting rid of damp and mould

 Fixing those cold draughts

 Keeping your house fresh and dry