Action stations in 2017; see who will be at the Green Property Summit '17; LCA/EPD video; Royal Society report backs green building.

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Update from Andrew: 2017- Giving you a better sleep at night

Strengthened by member feedback and market information, we give you a glimpse of our focus for 2017. Read more

Meet Dr John Keung

Singapore is the region's greenest city. Meet the man who spearheaded this transformation at the Green Property Summit 2017. Read about him and register here

Queenstown Lakes promoting Homestar

QLDC’s proposed Medium Density Residential plan is closer to influencing housing quality and efficiency by favouring Homestar. Read more

Green building property award

Time to recognise innovation and encourage green building principals. Register now and get your building noticed.

WK seating stones at NZGBC

Next time you visit don't be surprised if we're breaking out. NZGBC members, Unison Workspaces, delivered new, uber sustainable,Walter Knoll break-out furniture today. Visit us and take a look, learn more about our furniture at our monthly tour of NZGBC Green Star interiors office every first Tuesday.

Around the globe

Explore the new-look website

Interested in the World Green Building Council? Check out their new website here. View here

Asia Pacific Network new role

Welcome to Joelle Chen, APN's first full-time regional manager. Based in Singapore she will be coordinating the 15 member countries in the region. Read more


Transition to a low-carbon economy for New Zealand

This Royal Society of New Zealand report identifies opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the residential and commercial building sector. Find out more

New video: LCA and EPDs in Green Star

Unclear on how Life Cycle Analyses and Environmental Product Declarations fit into Green Star? Andrea Davison, NZGBC, explains the credits at the BRANZ seminar series. Watch here and learn more about this at Product & Materials Forum 22 Feb

2017 member survey prizewinner

Dave Sanders of PHC Ltd was the lucky prizewinner of the Sony Action Camera, kindly donated by IT providers, Smart Logic. First three contributors, Alex Blakeley,Brendon Dwyer and Nicholas Rajoo all won copies of 'Cities of Love' by World GBC Chair, Tai Lee Siang. Thank you to all survey participants.

Grab your best-price, early-bird member tickets for the Green Star Property Summit 2017 here

New project registrations

Green Star projects for Kerwyn Property. More detail

Welcome to our new members

LW Architecture; KT Building Consultancy; YHL International Trading; Peter Vossen Builders; Samson Corp; T&D Group; RCP; H R Cement; Vital Chemical Pty; Community Energy Action; Stephen Fitzgerald Architecture

Congratulations to our newly qualifed professionals

Homestar Assessor: Rowland Rowly

Green Star Practitioners: Chad Van Zyl, Victor Silva, Solei Paul, Adrian Spalletta, Mark Way, Eddie Zhong

Green Star Accredtied Professionals: Anthony Gaffney, Maan Alzaher, Marsha Valenta, David Sanders, Angelique Serfontein, Elena Skhodtseva, Jimmy (James) Percival, Dat Doan, Bing Li

Industry events

Find out how Passive House fits into Homestar to help promote low-energy, warm, comfortable homes at the third South Pacific Passive House Conference, 3-5 March in Christchurch

13th IGEBC - Beijing March 21-21 2017 the premier green building event in China with over 3,000 participants and 300 exhibitors from around the world. (Website in Chinese)

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