Below are some essential websites on energy, water, material efficiency and behaviour change:

Level: The technical aspects and details of NZ sustainable building

Smarter Homes: The general aspects of NZ sustainable building

EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority): Hunting for an energy expert?

EECA Energywise: Energy efficient appliances and products comparison database

Design Navigator: Insulation assessment and advice

BRANZ Maintaining My Home: Practical advise on how to mainain different parts of your home, and on related issues such as building controls, health and safety, earthquakes, weathertightness and painting.

BRANZ: Material Waste.  How to reduce your construction waste, including designing out waste, waste on building sites, through to demolition waste

Environmental Choice: Materials

Sustainable Living Education Trust: For information on a whole range of sustainable living issues