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.
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Budget 2023 provides a $400 million boost for the Warmer Kiwi Homes programme – extending insulation and heating improvements for four years and expanding it to cover things like energy efficient hot water heaters and LEDs.Read our response
Following months of industry consultation, the New Zealand Green Building Council and sustainability firm thinkstep-anz are proud to release guidance to help the building and construction industry calculate embodied carbon accurately and reliably.Read more
Promises to improve the woeful state of New Zealand’s unhealthy homes could be enough to swing the vote of over a million voters, according to a recent poll.Read more
We're delighted to announce this year's Future Thinker of the Year shortlist: Ruby Crooks, Maggie MacKinnon, Luis Medrano, Emily Newmarch, Oludolapo Olanrewaju, Rana Abdollahi Rizi, Nola Smart, Maria Walker, and Alexander Wierzbicki.Meet the shortlist
NEWB is the first 5 Green Star rated public health building in Aotearoa New Zealand, heralding a new era as all new large-scale public health infrastructure investments are now required to meet 5 Green Star accreditation.
Following our recent webinar on ventilation and airtightness, we received some feedback that I think is important to share.
Attractive social housing encouraging environmentally sustainable and economic lives is at the heart of Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust’s operation. The 7 Homestar rated Brougham Street development in central Christchurch showcases its aspirations in action.