Home Insulation Programmes for Low Income Families

By: Middlemore  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Health Board

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Home Insulation Programmes for Low Income Families

Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) in partnerships with the Energy Efficiency Conservation Authority (EECA), local government and private insulation providers have introduced two free home insulation programmes.

Objectives of the free Home Insulation Programmes

·         To insulate the homes of low-income families creating 'healthier homes' which are energy efficient and ensure that the home contributes to the health of the family.

·         To undertake a comprehensive health and social assessment of participating families to ensure that they are accessing appropriate health and social services.

Keywords: Health Board

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