Big news for NABERSNZ, World Green Building Week talks to low carbon, the sense of end-of-trip facilities.

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Whakahou mai te Tumuaki | Update from Andrew

Big energy efficiency news, and some great World Green Building Week events on the way

Climate change is here, and our industry has a huge role to play in tackling it. And one of the key tools to tackle climate change is energy efficiency. That’s why it was so encouraging (and not before time!) to finally hear the government make a public commitment to NABERSNZ, the building energy efficiency rating. Read more.


 

World Green Building Week is coming

This global event is a chance for us all to celebrate green buildings together. We've got some great panel discussions, a photo competition and more. And you can organise your own event too! See #WGBW2019


Sharing with the world

New Zealand's collection of world leading green buildings is growing. And the World Green Building Council is building a case study library of exemplary buildings. The call for submissions is and so if you're interested do read more.


Member draw winners

Thanks to all our members who renewed so promptly, helping us to continue our work and plan with confidence for the year ahead! Draw winners are: Allan Taylor Architects, Beach House Builders, Naylor Love Construction, Pedersen Read, Total Utilities Management Group.


Homestar video clip

Use this short animation for your own Homestar campaign, or contact us to find out about customising. View clip.


Watch out for black mould!

HomeFit is a simple way to assess if your home is warm and dry. The campaign is now on billboards at an airport near you and here on Facebook.


Sustainable products new to market

EcoSoft Tiles has an ambitious plan to divert 1 billion plastic bottles from landfill by 2025. The tiles contribute to Green Star points too. Supplied in New Zealand by Floorspace Ltd.


Welcome to our new members!

Arthouse Architects | Solari ArchitectsKaizon EngineeringKaizon Architecture |  FonterraNest or Invest DevelopmentsFrequency Project ManagementADBuild3D Interior Worx


Careers at NZGBC

NZGBC is seeking two new team members to join our technical and communications teams. If you are interested or know someone who might be read more.


 

End-of-trip: building essential or nice to have?

Mounting evidence points to end-of-trip facilities having huge wellbeing benefits as well as attracting tenants. Read more.


Tracking the carbon

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it” goes the saying. We’re taking steps to put a number on our pollution. Read more


Iwakau a shining example

Ngai Tahu Property's Iwakau Building at the Pita Te Hori Centre honours and celebrates our heritage while embracing innovation and a sustainable future. Congratulations to Ngai Tahu Property and all those involved. Read more.


Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct

Designed by Warren & Mahoney, this building is intended to spark creativity. Congratulations to Precinct Properties. Read more.


Events-Education Team

We've merged our events and education teams at NZGBC. Lena is heading this with Isabel who will be sharing the load. Full team list.


Recommended reading: Voluntary National Review

Last month New Zealand published its first Voluntary National Report on how we are tracking against the Sustainable Development Goal targets in Aotearoa. Read the review


External events

New Zealand Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2019, University of Auckland, EARLY BIRD UNTIL 2 AUGUST

Go Green Expo - Christchurch, Air Force Museum of NZ, Wigram,10-11 August, FREE entry for NZGBC members, use the promo code: NZGBC