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  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 18 February 2015
  • 8 Mahuhu Crescent
  • AECOM House
  • Auckland
Price (exclusive of GST)

Auckland Cluster Drinks

The Cluster - a hub for collaboration in the built environment.

The Cluster in Auckland brought together industry professionals with the aim of sharing ideas, networking and stimulating a little provocation!

NZGBC members got the chance to connect with industry professionals from PrefabNZ, New Zealand Institute of Architects, Architectural Designers New Zealand and Designers Institute New Zealand.

Matakana Green – New Zealand’s first ‘7 Homestar’ sub-division

David Wildish presented on Matakana Green, the sustainable development in Matakana Valley, north of Auckland. All 35 homes are covenanted to meet at least a 7 Homestar rating.

David talked about the aims of the development, consumer response, and benefits of using Homestar as a standard. He also talked about specific home design choices, and the challenges of applying sustainability across an entire neighbourhood. View presentation.

Attendees also heard from:

  • Vanessa McGrath, NABERSNZ. View presentation.
  • Kathy Waghorn, University of Auckland
  • Gordon Barrett, Light Gauge Steel Consulting (LGSC)
  • Chris Boyle, Winstone Wallboards (GIB) and Cluster Partner

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