Global Carbon Count

411.37 ppm


8 December 2019

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

Global Building Industry Contribution
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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Our latest news digest

Greenhouse gases hit record high, huge investment in green buildings predicted, innovations deliver transparent wood and liquid windows. These stories and more in our round up of local and global green building and climate change news.

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HomeFit update has Healthy Home Standards covered

Now if you have an assessment completed by one of our trained assessors under HomeFit v2, you can use your HomeFit certificate to show the home complies with the Healthy Homes Standards.

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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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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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