Global Carbon Count

408.71

CO2 PPM

11 Mahuru 2019

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

39%
Global Building Industry Contribution
00%
00
Above safe
level (350ppm)

About us & Membership

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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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Constructing new buildings could pump out climate pollution equivalent to one million cars

Constructing and renovating New Zealand buildings between now and 2050 could pump out climate change pollution equivalent to one million cars on the road every year, a new report has revealed.

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Zero Carbon Bill submission

Aotearoa, and the whole world, has to get to zero carbon very soon, and buildings are going to have to play a big part of this vital transition.

That's why our submission to the Zero Carbon Bill is asking for a building, construction and property industry expert to be included on the climate change commission.

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Our latest news digest

World Green Building Week happens later this month and there are events planned around New Zealand, the “architectural profession needs to reconsider its value systems”, and Vancouver is planning a 60-storey passive house tower. These stories and more in our regular round up of green building and climate change news from here and around the world.

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Our members

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503

New Zealand wide

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Green building projects

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Commercial

Ngā hanganga arumoni

254

50 pipeline

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Homes

Ngā kāinga

1206

25,000 pipeline

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