Frequently Asked Questions
What’s a ULEB?
ULEB stands for ultra-low emission burner. Council has a list of approved ULEBs
What’s a NES compliant burner?
NES compliant woodburners meet the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality (NES) criteria of a maximum of 1.5 grams of emissions per kilogram of fuel burnt. The Council has a list of approved NES woodburners.
What airshed am I in?
- The southern and western part of the city centre (including Bishopdale, Victory, Toi Toi, between the Colleges, Washington Valley) is Airshed A
- Tahunanui and Tahunanui Hills south of The Cliffs is Airshed B1
- Stoke, Wakatu and Enner Glyn is Airshed B2
- The northern and eastern part of the city centre (including Port Hills, The Brook, The Wood and Atawhai) is Airshed C.