Our vision is for all homes and buildings in Aotearoa to be green and sustainable, making healthier, happier New Zealanders. For that to happen we need leadership and action to change how we design and build our homes, buildings and communities.
Representing over 600 organisations and companies who believe in a better built Aotearoa, we advocate for regulatory and industry-wide change, provide independent and trusted certification, and support New Zealand on its path to a low carbon future.
The New Zealand economy could receive a multi-billion dollar injection, totalling almost $150billion, if new homes and buildings are constructed to be less polluting, the very first study of its kind has found.
Published alongside the Property Council New Zealand, the Ratings Snapshot provides the first comprehensive overview of the sustainability frameworks commonly used for New Zealand’s buildings.Read the report
Changes to the Building Code mean additional insulation will be required for new homes. We have developed the H1 Calculator to help residential projects submit for H1 using the calculation method.Find out more
Amidst the panoply of presentations, the keen conversations, and the forging of friendships, three key themes chimed loudly throughout the day at the packed Housing Summit held just days ago. These themes were repeated by several speakers, and echoed outside the main room over coffee by the hundreds of healthy home advocates in attendance.
The country’s tallest commercial structure - the dynamic 5 Green Star rated PwC Tower – has transformed Auckland’s skyline. The building now stands as a striking example of how major developments can help champion more sustainable, efficient design and construction.
Following industry feedback we are pleased to introduce our first mixed-use technical guidance to help projects achieve certification for mixed-use buildings.