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.
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
There are a lot of organisations in the Waikato that are re-thinking their approach to waste in a way that is better for business, better for our environment and better for the community.
Along with industry experts, join us for a kōrero on the value of waste and simple things we can all do to start reducing it.
The annual award, run by the New Zealand Green Building Council, acknowledges a student or young professional who demonstrates environmental knowledge and leadership, and recognizes their success and passion for greener, better buildings.Find out more
The improved insulation standards, known as H1, were due to be compulsory from November, however government officials are proposing delaying the standards by half a year.
After comprehensive consultation with industry Green Star Design & As Built NZ and Interiors NZ version 1.1 puts a greater focus on addressing embodied carbon and creating a zero carbon future.Watch the launch event
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’ by the Green Building Council.
The transformation of Cloudy Bay Vineyard’s original 1980s cellar building into a modern, sustainable space has been awarded a 5 Green Star Design review rating – a New Zealand first for a commercial winery building
There was a trilogy of big climate change stories over the last few days, all of which have an impact on our mission to deliver healthy, less polluting, low carbon homes and buildings for all New Zealanders.