Welcome to Community Energy Network

We are a national network of community enterprises working together to create warm homes, strong communities and a healthy environment for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

Thanks to our supporters

We’re able to do our work with financial support from the following groups:

  • The Tindall Foundation
  • Think Tank Charitable Trust
  • New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, and
  • Our member organisations

Thank you. We really appreciate your commitment and support!

And thanks to the many groups and individuals who provide great support in many other ways.


Home Performance Advisor certification programme

The Home Performance Advisor (HPA) training programme is a pathway for practitioners to become highly competent and effective HPA_logo_Col_with black by lineadvisors.

Certification helps New Zealanders know who to trust for high quality, independent, personalised advice to help them improve the performance of their homes and their quality of life. It also allows qualified advisors to demonstrate their competency and professional standards.

If you are a practitioner interested in becoming a certified Home Performance Advisor, please click here to find out more about eligibility, available courses and registration fees.

If you are a homeowner, landlord or tenant and would like to find out more about how the certified Home Performance Advisor (HPA) service can help improve the performance of your home (energy efficiency, water consumption, waste reduction), please click here for a list of certified HPA’s across the country.


Access Services

Want to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient?

This site will link you to community organisations offering a range of services like Home Energy Advice, subsidised insulation and energy efficient heating, and Curtain Banks.

Our members provide a range of other services and community benefits too. Use the site to connect to community recycling programmes, Environment Centres, skills development and employment generation initiatives.

 Access the Network

Want to know more about Community Energy Network itself?

This site will link you to more information about the Network, our mission, our members and our partners.

 Visit the Online Community Forum

Visit the Community Forum to see coversations about a wide range of home energy topics. Submit a post and join the community.