The healthy homes standards introduce specific and minimum standards for heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture ingress and drainage, and draught stopping in rental properties in New Zealand (Tenancy Services 2021: https://www.tenancy.govt.nz/healthy-homes/about-the-healthy-homes-standards/)


This solution will explain how to record the details of these standards in each of your properties. 


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Opening the Healthy Homes details on the property screen


To record Healthy Homes data in a property, open the Property screen and click the Healthy Homes button


The middle section of the property screen changes to show 3 separate tabs for entering detail to; Heating and Insulation, Ventilation and Draughts & General and Summary. The screen defaults to the Heating tab.



Heating


Field NameType of FieldDetail
Heating needed loungeFree Text Entered in kW
Date CheckedDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually
DeviceFree TextDevice name
TypeDrop down selection Select from list:
Install DateDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually
Output (kW)Free textEntered in kW
ThermostatDrop down selectionSelect from list:
MakeFree Text
ModelFree Text

Insulation


Field NameType of FieldDetail
Ceiling TypeDrop down selectionSelect from list:
Ceiling Install DateDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually
Ceiling RvalueFree Text (numerical)Enter number
Ceiling Thickness (mm)Free Text (numerical)Enter number
Ceiling Meets StandardsDrop down selectionSelect from list:
Ceiling Date InspectedDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually
Underfloor Type
Drop down selection
Select from list:
Underfloor Install DateDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually
Underfloor RvalueFree Text (numerical)Enter number
Underfloor Thickness (mm)Free Text (numerical)Enter number
Underfloor Meets StandardsDrop down selectionSelect from list:
Underfloor Date InspectedDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually
Ceiling ExceptionDrop down selectionSelect from list:
Ceiling CommentFree text
Underfloor Exception Drop down selectionSelect from list:
Underfloor Comment Free text



Ventilation


Field NameType of FieldDetail
RoomDrop down selectionSelect from list:
PresentDrop down selectionSelect from list:
Duct Size (mm)Free Text (numerical)Enter number
Capacity (L/s)Free Text (numerical)Enter number
ExceptionDrop down selectionSelect from list:
CommentFree Text
Adequate Doors, Windows?Drop down selectionSelect from list:
ExceptionDrop down selectionSelect from list:
CommentFree text
Date CheckedDateSelect date checked, or enter date manually



Draughts 


Field NameType of FieldDetail
Fireplace sealed?Drop down selection
Select from list:
ExceptionDrop down selection
Select from list:
CommentFree text
House Gaps?Drop down selection
Select from list:
CommentFree text
Date CheckedDate
Select date checked, or enter date manually



Drainage and Moisture Ingress


Field NameType of FieldDetail
Drainage Suitable?Drop down selection
Select from list:
CommentFree text

Any enclosed subfloor spaces?Drop down selection
Select from list:
Moisture barriers?Drop down selection
Select from list:
Date checkedDate
Select date checked, or enter date manually



General


Field NameType of FieldDetail
Exception
Drop down selection
Select from list:
CommentFree text




Additional Items


Field NameType of FieldDetail
Room/LocationFree text

CommentFree text


Compliance Summary


Field NameType of Field
Detail
Heating - Living RoomDrop down selection
Select from list:
Insulation - CeilingDrop down selection
Select from list:
Insulation - UnderfloorDrop down selection
Select from list:
Ventilation - Doors/WindowsDrop down selection
Select from list:
Ventilation - Kitchen
Drop down selection
Select from list:
Ventilation - Bath 1
Drop down selection
Select from list:
Ventilation - Bath 2
Drop down selection
Select from list:
Ventilation - Bath 3
Drop down selection
Select from list:
Draughts - Free of gapsDrop down selection
Select from list:
Draughts - Fireplace closedDrop down selection
Select from list:
Moisture Ingress - Vapour Barrier
Drop down selection
Select from list:
Drainage - SystemDrop down selection
Select from list: