Global Carbon Count

411.85 ppm


23 October 2020

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

Global Building Industry Contribution
Above safe
level (350ppm)

About us & Membership

He kōrero mō mātou me te hono mai

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a non-profit membership organisation that promotes better buildings, because better buildings mean healthier, happier people.

The green building movement is growing. Thousands of better buildings are being constructed, backed by billions of dollars, providing healthier and happier workplaces and homes for thousands of Kiwis.

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Healthy buildings look set to be at heart of new normal

We’ve been working hard to make sure that the new normal will be built on a thriving building and construction sector, creating great places for New Zealanders.

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Kāinga Ora commits to 6 Homestar

The announcement that all Kāinga Ora homes will be built to at least 6 Homestar is good news for everyone who believes homes should be healthy, happy places.

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Energy use in one million square metres of office space measured and rated

Since it launched in New Zealand seven years ago, NABERSNZ has measured and rated how energy is used in 72 buildings and 14 office tenancies with a combined office floor space of an entire square kilometre.

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Our members

Ō mātou tāngata


New Zealand wide

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Green building projects

Ngā kaupapa hanganga tiaki taiao


Ngā hanganga arumoni


50 pipeline

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Ngā kāinga


25,000 pipeline

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