Wednesday 11 March 2020
New Zealand’s worst performing councils on energy efficiency have been revealed in the first ever assessment of their public buildings.
The list of councils, published by the New Zealand Green Building Council, include one that has declared a climate emergency.
Wednesday 26 February 2020
Half of New Zealanders are more likely to vote for a political party in this year’s general election that promises to ‘significantly and urgently’ improve the unhealthy state of homes in Aotearoa.
Wednesday 29 January 2020
Cutting out coal boilers and improving hospitals is an important step in slashing our building emissions but must be done throughout New Zealand, the Green Building Council says ahead of the Government’s $12b infrastructure announcement.
Thursday 21 November 2019
ASB’s innovative flagship headquarters has been recognised as among New Zealand’s most energy efficient buildings.
Tuesday 24 September 2019
The Government is being warned today that it will fail in its key pledge to tackle climate change if it does not improve New Zealand’s internationally criticised Building Code and also insist on energy efficiency declarations being made public when buildings are sold or leased, as the first ever roadmap for all buildings to be zero carbon is unveiled.
Wednesday 18 September 2019
Three of New Zealand’s most famous buildings – The Beehive, Parliament House, and the Parliamentary Library – are set to be greener, healthier, and more energy efficient.