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 520 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.
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The Government is rolling out its plan for a carbon neutral public sector by 2025 by requiring all new non-residential government buildings to be more climate friendly.See our response
The government is failing to adequately slash the carbon emissions of New Zealand’s buildings, thereby threatening its ability to meet international climate change obligations, a new report reveals
The University of Auckland’s Social Sciences Building has been awarded 93 points, achieving a 6 Green Star Design rating. This is the highest score awarded since the inception of the rating.Read the media release
The company's new research, development and manufacturing facility supports the work of 700 office, research and development employees and 350 manufacturing staff. The project has has been awarded a 5 Green Star Industrial Built rating.
The government's announcement on warmer, healthier, energy efficient homes and buildings is welcome, but the changes don’t require enough insulation for it to be warmly welcomed.
5 Green Star research winery signposts sustainability for New Zealand's wine industry