Healthy housing to reduce respiratory illness
Living in a warm and dry environment is good for everyone, but for people with a respiratory condition it is vital for them to stay well.
Many houses are damp and cold which leads to more illnesses which aggravate respiratory conditions. Making your home dry, warm and pollution-free will make it healthier and save you money and energy.
The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ believes that all Kiwi homes should be:
Check out the information below on how you can make your home healthy
Ideas to reduce heat-loss and find out if you qualify for a Government grant for insulation and heating. Learn more
Improve your air quality and comfort whilst improving energy efficiency. Learn more
Reduce/eliminate dampness in your home that can lead to mould. Learn more
Healthy and cost effective heating options. Learn more
Dealing with dust mites, mould, pets, pollen and smoke and chemicals (VOC’s and PGE’s). Learn more
Creating a sustainable, toxin free and environmentally friendly environment. Learn more
Reasons to make your home free of Tobacco smoke and resources and people who can help. Learn more
Information you can download about making your home healthier. Learn more
Our partners - Friends of the Foundation who support healthy homes
Check out local businesses and organisations that support the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ and healthy homes. Learn more