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  Achieving Good Affordable Rental Homes

This series looks at practical cost-effective measures to improve comfort, utility and occupant satisfaction when retrofitting residential rental properties. It focuses on the unique needs of tenants and examines two tools (thermal imaging and thermal simulation) that can be used to inform thermal upgrades.

The information is based on a case study featuring the upgrade of the Kotuku Apartments that was carried out by Wellington City Council.

The factsheets cover:

  1. Enriching environments when upgrading apartments for vulnerable tenants
  2. Two tools to inform thermal upgrades of apartments