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 one year extension to the Warmer Kiwi Homes programme announced in the 2022 Budget has been called ‘literally the least the government could do’ The Budget only extended the home insulation and heating programme until the end of June 2024, with no increase in the annual amount of homes already covered.Read our full response
Join us for this educational webinar outlining how to get on board with the much needed and popular changes to the H1 insulation improvements, and help play a part in delivering warm, less polluting homes for Kiwi families.
Following the second round of judging, we are delighted to present this year's four Future Thinker of the Year finalists Eloise Blewden, Megan Burfoot, Jasmine Fletcher, and Kim Mi Yeoh. They all demonstrate fantastic leadership and are doing some exciting work in the sustainable building space.Find out more
The transformation of the winery’s original cellar building from an underutilised mixed-use space to a small winemaking facility and visitor area has been awarded a 5 Green Star Design review rating for it's sustainable approach.Read more
With the climate change minister James Shaw set to announce the government's Emissions Reduction Plan this month, we must include an ambitious retrofit plan for thousands of homes.
A seismic upgrade has transformed this 1980s Wellington office block into an efficient, more sustainable showpiece
April kicks off the start of a major shift in government building. From the start of the month all new non-residential government buildings above $25 million must be built to 5 Green Star or above.
Sharing the aroha: World-leading apartment block creates sustainable, community living