Report: Hidden building pollution exposed
Much more must be done to tackle the amount of climate change pollution produced by New Zealand’s built environment, suggests a new report by independent sustainability consultants thinkstep. Read more
Beyond the building boundary
Carbon content, infrastructure, health, safety and modern slavery... are just some ways buildings impact beyond their immediate boundary. Our special projects manager, Andrea Davison urges us to look beyond the boundary as we design, build and use our buildings. Read more
Britomart on track with performance
Britomart is home to some of Auckland’s oldest buildings, and Britomart Group have always had sustainability at their heart, making their registration for Green Star Performance an easy decision. Read more
Aorangi House shaves another 20% off energy
This Green Star refurbished building has improved its NABERSNZ base building rating from 5 to 5.5 stars. To find out about this and claim your free NABERSNZ feasibility check by end June, read more.
NZGBC Future Thinkers presents...
All recent graduates and current students are invited to attend an evening with Olivia Leal-Walker on 19 June, hosted by Warren & Mahoney and Mott MacDonald at their 5 Star office building in Auckland. Young, vibrant and making a difference, Olivia is Australia's Future Green Leader and sustainability coordinator at Frasers Property. Spread the word
Green Room wrap, presenter's perspective
Cameron Perkins from Panuku Development was new to the Green Room this year. As a speaker in all three of the autumn series, he took a moment to share his observations. Read more
Welcome new members
And welcome back to some
Craft Homes | EcoWindows Hamilton | Greenstone Group | JLL | Ethos Homes | Metlifecare | Tile Warehouse | Stellaria | MacPherson Architecture | DLP Construction
Congratulations to our newly qualified professionals
Daniel Brazier | Nicolau Domingues | Pierre van Tonder | Peter Wolfkamp
Research and reports
Doing right by planet and people: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building, WorldGBC - this important report brings together 11 case studies from around the world
The circular economy opportunity for Auckland and how business can realise it, Sustainable Business Network - showing how Auckland could be $8.8 billion better off in 2030 if the city makes the transition to a circular economy.
Prefab NZ invites you to login for Innovation Bites tomorrow 31 May at 12.15pm. PrefabNZ CEO, Pamela Bell, will be in discussion with Mike Fox of EasyBuild on topics ranging from consenting at scale to innovation in construction. Register here with unlock code: BITES2018.