Commercial building performance advice

We help you to get expert advice on designing and constructing energy efficient commercial buildings.

The best time to make a building more energy efficient is when you’re designing, building or refurbishing it. It’s when you can make the most of natural light and heat, and reduce costs of lighting, heating and cooling systems.

What's on offer

We can fund up to 100% of the cost of getting expert advice on any stage of your building’s design and construction.

Our Programme Partners are experts who can help you at one or more of these 4 stages of building design, construction or refurbishment.

  • Stage A - Thermal envelope – reviewing your plans and identifying options to improve energy efficiency that can be built into the design.
  • Stage B - Building services – working with you to ensure energy efficiency features are incorporated into detailed specifications, including recommendations for plant and equipment.
  • Stage C - Commissioning – helping ensure building systems are commissioned for optimal energy efficiency.
  • Stage D - Occupancy energy audit – making sure energy use and operation of equipment is in line with the building specifications (within the first 12 months of the building’s occupation) and recommending any necessary adjustments.

Benefits of energy efficient design

Designing a commercial building to be energy efficient has advantages for developers, building owners and tenants:

  • lower energy costs for tenants
  • lower running costs
  • lower maintenance
  • higher occupancy (and better returns for owners)
  • more comfortable for occupants
  • value of a building holds for longer
  • slower depreciation
  • meeting the growing market demand for energy efficient buildings.

 

Who should apply

If your commercial building is at least 1,000 m2 in size you could qualify for the design advice programme. Eligible buildings include offices, retail outlets, food stores, schools, hospitals or hotels.

How to apply

The first step towards incorporating energy efficiency into your new building or major refurbishment is to talk to one of our Programme Partners. They’ll advise you how we can help with your project and the funding that may be available.

Programme Partners

 

   Services

Aurecon
Location: Old Bank Chambers, Level 1, 102 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, 6140
Contact: Peter Rickard-Green
Email: peter.rickard-green@aurecongroup.com
Phone: 03 366 0821
Website: www.aurecongroup.com

  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit

Beca
Location: 410 Colombo Street, Christchurch
Contact: Alan Barbour
Email: alan.barbour@beca.com
Phone: 03 3663521
Website: www.beca.com

  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit

Cosgroves
Location: Level 3, ASB House, 518 Colombo St, Christchurch
Contact: Stephen Page
Email: stephen.page@cosgroves.com
Phone: 03 377 8600
Website: www.cosgroves.com

  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit

Deta Consulting Ltd
Location: PO Box 3210, Christchurch, 8140
Contact: Johnathan Pooch
Email: jonathan.pooch@deta.co.nz
Phone: 03 377 6510
Website: www.deta.co.nz

  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services

ECOsystems Limited
Location: PO Box 44-121, Lower Hutt, 5040
Contact: Frans Plugge
Email: fransp@eco.co.nz
Phone: 04 566 3666
Website: www.eco.co.nz

  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit

Enercon -Linetech     
Location: 210 Hazeldean Road, Addington, Christchurch, 8023
Contact: Sam Roose
Email: samr@enercon.co.nz
Phone: 03 384 7905
Website: www.enercon.co.nz

  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit
Jasmax
Location: 2 Marston Street, Parnell, Auckland 1052 1011
Contact: Jerome Partington
Email: jnp@jasmax.com
Phone: 09 366 9626
Website: www.jasmax.com
  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
Mott MacDonald
Location: Level 1, 23 Union Street, Auckland
Contact: Warner Brunton
Email: warner.brunton@mottmac.co.nz
Phone: 09 375 2400
Website: www.mottmac.com/new-zealand
  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit
Powell Fenwick
Location: Unit 3, Amuri Park, Cnr Bealey Ave & Churchill St, Christchurch, 8144
Contact: Matthew Gray
Email: mattg@pfc.co.nz
Phone: 03 366 1777
Website: www.pfc.co.nz
  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit
SEEC
PO Box 9680, Newmarket, Auckland, 1149
Contact: Torin Hay
Email: info@seec.co.nz
Phone: 09 963 8962
Website: www.seec.co.nz
  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit
TM Consultants
Location: 2/7 Burdale Street, Christchurch 8440
Contact: Mike Baker
Email: mikeb@tmco.co.nz
Phone:  03 348 6066
Website: www.tmco.co.nz
  • Thermal envelope
  • Building services
  • Commissioning
  • Occupancy energy audit