Global Carbon Count

408.86

CO2 PPM

11 October 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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New Plan Unveiled to Slash Climate Emissions From Buildings and Construction

The Government is being warned that it will fail in its key pledge to tackle climate change if it does not improve New Zealand’s internationally criticised Building Code and also insist on energy efficiency declarations being made public when buildings are sold or leased, as the first ever roadmap for all buildings to be zero carbon is unveiled.

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New Zealand’s Most Famous Buildings to go Green

Three of New Zealand’s most famous buildings – The Beehive, Parliament House, and the Parliamentary Library – are set to be greener, healthier, and more energy efficient.

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Our latest news digest

A zero carbon roadmap for all buildings, 10 of Europe's most sustainable buildings, climate strikes, global commitments 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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