Our homes are packed with all kinds of clever sustainable thinking thanks to other like minded re-definers that we partner with. We are proud to work with suppliers who think outside the box, giving you choices to invest in products that truly make a difference. We don’t just offer any old products, rather, guided by our ecoValues, we source products and suppliers who are a good fit for us, with you in mind. We are confident that our suppliers' products: are non toxic; don't contain recycled products; have a great product lifespan; reduce our carbon footprint. Putting the lens over these questions enables us to create spaces that align with what is important to us, and in turn important to you.
ECOWINDOWS' mission is to create healthy and highly energy-efficient homes for all New Zealanders. Therefore, it's no surprise that sustainability and efficiency are the driving forces behind all their building solutions. ECOWINDOWS product range is defined by European expertise and the highest technological advancements. They offer various German and European windows, doors, shading solutions, and ventilation systems that provide the highest performance and insulation values for a comfortable and healthy living environment.
For more than half a century SIGA have been developing and producing nontoxic adhesives, tapes, and membranes, with a vision of a world of zero energy heat loss buildings. Their highly innovative products work together to stop air from escaping in specific areas of the building, roof, and walls, achieving a cocoon-like haven. SIGA aspire to meet the needs of customers for an energy-efficient, enduring, and hazard-free building envelope, and are very proud to actively contribute to environmental protection with their product range.
5Merchants is a New Zealand specialist distributor and seller of PassivHaus components. Partnering with the best industry suppliers, 5Merchants offer a range of high-performing and energy-efficient windows, ventilation, and air and weather tightness products at competitive prices. Using 5Merchants products enable us to achieve the five PassivHaus principles, and in turn saves carbon through energy efficiency, which is high on our agenda. We are proud to work with 5Merchants and align ourselves with an NZ based supplier that also values the PassivHaus principles.
We love the new Bremworth story. Returning to pure wool carpet production only and saying goodbye to plastic fibres. We salute your courageous stand and are proud to align ourselves with you. Knowing our clients are getting the very best New Zealand made wool carpet is important to us.
We all know plastic is a global problem and synthetic carpet fibres are made from plastic. That means the average Kiwi home with synthetic carpet is similar to having 22,000 plastic bags on the floor (by weight). Bremworth have drawn a line in the sand and ceased production in favour of wool.
Robertsons are committed to sustainability and safeguarding our precious natural resources. They integrate sustainable practices into every aspect of their operations; from design and development, production, packaging and distribution, all the while creating beautiful, high quality bathroom products. The tapware and bathroom fixture specification selected for The Peoples House Collection are impressive using the WELS star rating as an important part of the selection process, while not compromising on the latest clean technologies, good looks and style.
We love the fact that Resene is New Zealand owned and operated (since 1946), and manufacturing paint right here in the land of the long white cloud. Resene’s vision to be respected as an ethical and sustainable company and be acknowledged as the leading provider of innovative paint and colour technology aligns with ours too, which makes them a natural fit for our homes. Resene has a long history of participation in environmental programmes including having been first awarded Environmental Choice New Zealand ecolabel for paints in 1996.
Neocrete has a vision to dramatically optimise one of the largest contributors to CO2 emissions - cement. By reducing cement (and therefore CO2) by as much as 30% Neocrete has the potential to significantly reduce the carbon content of the concrete industry (8% of worldwide emissions). In addition, our product D5 green makes concrete more durable, further enhancing the reasons why it is a great fit for the our homes.
Fantech was founded in 1973, and has been at the forefront of fan engineering and acoustic control technologies ever since. They continue to introduce new and innovative products that are designed to optimise the indoor air quality and lower energy consumption. These products are helping to improve comfort levels and create healthier more productive spaces by introducing fresh filtered air into the internal environment. They are committed to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and the air quality within the occupied space.
Abodo timbers are sustainably grown in New Zealand forests, whose rich soils and high annual rainfall ensure rapid growth. With a total forested area of 1.8 million hectares (Forest Owners Assn, 2018/19), New Zealand’s high yielding Radiata Pine plantations are the perfect source for raw material. They choose only the highest quality logs, which are then sawn in close proximity to the plantation. This means that transport related emissions are minimised and operational efficiencies are maximised.
As a New Zealand owned and operated business, VYNCO believe it is their responsibility to continuously improve their business processes to reduce the impact of their operation on the environment. VYNCO have incorporated a number of initiatives within their business and are proud to be paving the way for other electrical businesses to take ownership of their waste footprint as part of the construction industry.
Quick-Step Floorscape is dedicated to creating beautiful, quality products in the most sustainable way. They are committed to creating a Circular Economy and reducing their ecological impact in every step of their process, from sourcing their raw materials, the production of their products and powering their factories, logistics, packaging waste and product end of life.
Their laminate floors are made entirely from remainders of the forestry and wood industry, meaning less carbon being released into the atmosphere, Quick-Step Floorscape use only commercial wood species such as pine and spruce – never exotic woods or wood from rain forests that are valuable as a wildlife habitat and all their laminate floors are Ecolabel stamped.