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Update from Andrew:

The importance of green building standards

Two interesting new studies have been released supporting the need for green buildings standards in NZ. Read more


Meet our new NZGBC board members

Four respected industry leaders have joined the board this year. We welcome their fresh perspectives and great breadth of expertise. Read more


Five keys to better building

NZGBC released its policy position paper at the Green Property Summit. You are invited to submit feedback until 12 May. Read more


Summit roundup

Camille Khouri from Architecture Now reviews last month's Green Property Summit 2017. Read more


Does your home leak air?

Alexander and Co are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of air leakage in NZ homes. New and old homes suitable, especially useful for those planning to renovate using Homestar. For more details contact Shawn McIsaac.


Publications

Green is Good

Get the latest insights on the green built environment by Bayleys in association with NZGBC.

Join Bayleys for the official launch of the paper on 17 May –register here


Global

Why the quality of educational environments affects the quality of learning inside them

70% of new office buildings in Oslo have achieved green certification


Renewal time coming up

Information on how to renew will be sent out to key contacts next week. Any queries, contact Susan.


Excellence for heritage building

The Lysaght Building is the first in Wynyard Quarter to be awarded 'excellent' for energy efficiency under the NABERSNZ rating scheme. Read more



Thanks to Woods Furniture

Woods Furniture has generously supplied a reading cave for our entrance way. Now our guests can recline in style. Read more about their sustainable furniture products.


New app on the block

In case you missed the presentation at Lion's Lair during the Green Property Summit, Civil Share is a way to pool under utilised resources, offload excess material, reduce land fill and much more. Try it out


New project registrations

82 Wyndham Street


Welcome to our new members

Brown Day Group, Forest Building


Congratulations to our newly qualified professionals

Green Star Accredited Professionals Tim Dagg, Stuart Porteous, Vishal Dube, Aleksei Dizur, Greg King, Scott Caruth, Christopher Leahy, Yvonne Cullen, Richard Newman

Green Star Practitioners James McDonnell, Harvey Tyler, Rik Ranford, Sonya Mackenzie, Donna - Marie Breen, Alison Thirkettle-Tawharu, Anne Knight, Toni Rogers


Industry events

4th International Green Interior Awards, entries close 11 May

FM Summit 3-4 May, Villa Maria Estate

EMANZ Conference 24-25 May, Wellington

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