Zero Carbon Bill submission
We've made a submission on the Zero Carbon Bill asking for a building, construction and property industry expert to be included in the climate change commission. Read more.
First Green Star Design hotel
The Hotel Britomart is the first hotel in New Zealand to achieve a Green Star Design rating. Huge congratulations to Cooper and Co and all those involved including Norman Disney & Young and Xigo! Read more.
Member close-up: Apricus Eco-Energy
Renowned for innovative and highly sustainable hot water systems, practical solutions to achieve a low carbon future drive this organisation. Read more.
Metlifecare expands Homestar portfolio
With the Orchards already certified, Greenwich Gardens has recently received Homestar 6 ratings on its latest development. Read more.
Outperforming itself - Mason Bros building
True to its ‘Excellence and Best in Category’ at the recent PCNZ RLB Property Industry Awards, the Mason Bros building once more proves the worth of truly good design and building management. Read more.
Green Speak Waikato returns
Mix and mingle with the green building gurus of the Waikato, hear about new projects and the latest on the Net Zero Carbon standard. More and register.
Clear your diary for World Green Building Week
Save the last week of September to celebrate our great green buildings during World Green Building Week. Keep a track of what is happening nationally and add your own actions here.
When Alexandria met Greta
This remarkable conversation between a US congresswoman and a Swedish schoolgirl is a great read and a call to us all to take a lead in climate change. Photograph: Stephen Voss, Anna Schori/The Guardian Read article.
How a 6-star green building becomes its own teaching resource
The Tyree Energy Technology Building at UNSW Sydney not only provides a sustainable, healthy space, but hard data, making it a great resource for researchers and academics. Read The Fifth Estate report.