Fixing the Building Code: an NZGBC wishlist
In the face of a changing climate and in the interests of providing healthy homes and reducing our emissions, the Building Code (and potentially other parts of the Building Act) must change, fast. Read more.
COVID-19 building and construction sector guidance
Government guidelines on what alert level 4 and essential business restrictions mean for tradespeople, retailers, suppliers and councils. Read more.
Plugged In webinar 29 April
One year after the release of Green Star Design and As Built in New Zealand, experienced Green Star Accredited Professional Warner Brunton will discuss insights and lessons learned, potential pitfalls and some tips for your next submission. Register here.
Time on your hands? Try our online videos
Cycle parking planning and how to gain credits with this in both Green Star and Homestar is the latest in our growing library of online videos available through the NZGBC Event Hub and here.
If you missed Australia's flagship green building online conference last week, content will soon be available via the Transform website. Grab a taster of this inspiring event here.
New Aussie report on value of Green Star
Green Star projects in Australia far outnumber those in Aotearoa. This new report draws together facts and figures on the business case for Green Star. View here.
Video archive: Introduction to waste management in residential construction
Cheaper, greener, smarter - this film from 2015 shows useful tips for managing waste on Homestar sites. See video.
World GBC joins United Nations Global Compact!
And now a remarkable Circular Design building from the Netherlands designed for deconstruction, courtesy of TreeHugger.