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 New Zealand economy could receive a multi-billion dollar injection, totalling almost $150billion, if new homes and buildings are constructed to be less polluting, the very first study of its kind has found.
Published alongside the Property Council New Zealand, the Ratings Snapshot provides the first comprehensive overview of the sustainability frameworks commonly used for New Zealand’s buildings.Read the report
Changes to the Building Code mean additional insulation will be required for new homes. We have developed the H1 Calculator to help residential projects submit for H1 using the calculation method.Find out more
Driving the demand on cold winter mornings and evenings are thousands of poorly insulated homes, forced to crank up the heating to levels that would be unnecessary with decent insulation.
When a staff survey showed a Green Star rated office space was top of the wish list for Tonkin + Taylor’s Auckland team it listened, acted and delivered a world-leading outcome.
The NZGBC has established a leadership group to support the important work being done by External Reporting Board, and to provide guidance on climate scenarios for the construction and property sector.