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Kāinga Ora goes to Batt, for cost over quality

But procurement policy change won’t insulate the housing provider from other cost-cutting measures, including cutting up to a third of its staff roll.

Glasswool comes in at 45% cost saving, agency says.

Kāinga Ora commercial general manager Caroline McDowall has confirmed the government housing agency will revert to the exclusive use of Pink Batts for housing insulation as it looks to trim costs.

McDowall cites “product requirements”, including price and availability for the decision. However,

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Brent Melville Mon, 01 Jul 2024
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