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Homestar6 standards equate to greenwashing - engineer

Brent Melville
Tue, 29 Sep 2020

Brent Melville
Tue, 29 Sep 2020
Building social housing to a Homestar6 building standard is effectively ‘greenwashing’ new homes, adding a layer of cost without any other real benefits, an architectural engineering and green home specialist says.Oculus Architectural Engineering director Shawn McIsaac, said that the standard barely measured up to the already “inadequate” national building code, reflecting “underlying problems in the Kiwi building industry caused by a lack of visible scientific evidence.”Still, the Homestar6 rating, developed...

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