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Are you going to ban woodburners and open fires at any stage in the future?
From 1 April 2010 residents in Christchurch's Clean Air zone will not be able to use their open fires or solid fuel burners older than 15 years during the winter months. The ...
Can I install a woodburner into a new home in Ashburton?
Yes, it is possible to install a woodburner in Ashburton as long it is one that is from Environment Canterbury's approved list and meets the current emission standards. ...
Can I install a woodburner into a new home in Rangiora?
In the Rangiora Clean Air Zone 1, there is an existing pollution issue and at times during the winter, Rangiora has poor air quality largely caused by home heating. In order to ...
How can I keep warm with a heat pump or low-emission woodburner that has a lower heat output than my old woodburner?
By improving the ceiling and under floor insulation your house will be easier to heat, so you will find that you only need an appliance with a lower output, which will also mean y ...
I own a heritage listed house in Rangiora. Will I qualify for an exemption from the ban on open fires and solid fuel burners?
If your property is listed in the Schedule included in Chapter Three of the Natural Resources Regional Plan or listed as a category B heritage home in the Waimakariri District Pla ...
If I am in a rental property, what do I do if I have relied in the past on an open fire or old burner as my main source of heat?
Landlords are obliged to provide alternative heating if they agreed to provide heating in the tenancy agreement and could be liable for a fine if they don’t. In the first instance ...
If there are problems with the appliance after they are installed who do we contact?
You must contact the contractor first and arrange for them to check the appliance. If there is not a successful resolution at this point please contact Environment Canterbury so t ...
What happens if we sell the house before the Clean Heat Loan has been fully paid?
Your loan must be repaid in full as part of your property settlement. Your lawyer will oversee this process. You will not be able to transfer this loan to another property. ...
Won't electric heating be too expensive to heat my home?
If you install sufficient ceiling and underfloor insulation you will find that you will need less heating as you are keeping the heat in better. Ideally a layer of approximately 2 ...
Why has Environment Canterbury decided to split the Water Science charges by zones rather than spreading it across the whole region?
What is the difference between the Water Science Consent Holder Charge and the resource consent compliance monitoring charges I already pay?
What consultation has Environment Canterbury engaged in with the community regarding the Water Science Consent Holder Charge?
What types of resource consents will incur the Water Science Consent Holder Charge?
How can I find out what work the Water Science Charges will fund in my region?
What will happen if I don’t notify Environment Canterbury when I burn vegetation in hill and high country areas?
What do I need to do if I want to burn vegetation in hill and high country areas?
When can I burn vegetation in hill and high country areas?
What is the Water Science Consent Holder Charge?
What sort of work does the Water Science Consent Holder Charge fund?
Page created: 5/10/2009. Last updated: 5/10/2009.
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