Government unveils once in a generation green building reform
The Government’s plans, announced on Friday, to transform the building sector to slash emissions is a huge step fowards. With your support, we've been pushing for improvements to our woeful Building Code. The Building for Climate Change programme is a hugely important acknowledgement and step towards this. Read more.
Time to renew memberships and have an impact on green buildings
Now is the most important time ever for the green building movement. And, together, we're having an impact. Continue to be a part of this movement, and play a key role in the push for green buildings and healthy homes in Aotearoa by renewing your membership. If you have any questions, contact your key person for membership. You can find them on your member listing. Or contact Susan at NZGBC. Renewals are due by the end of July.
What are our Future Thinkers up to?
NZGBC Future Thinkers have been working hard to stay connected online and keep the momentum going throughout the COVID-19 Lockdown. Check out some recent highlights, and join their regular morning catch ups as a place for kōrero, connecting, and getting inspired. Read more.
Nexans awarded Declare status
All Nexans Envirolex® and Alsecure® products now hold Red List Free Declare status from the International Living Future Institute™. The declaration recognises products that are free from the most harmful and toxic ingredients in the building industry. Nexans has been a member of NZGBC since 2014. Read more.
Green Speak Waikato July meeting
Green Speak is back with our first face-to-face networking evening of the year. Join green building supporters from the region, share your stories and increase your knowledge. Read more.
New product webinar series launches this week
A new webinar series aims to show how products meet the requirements set out in Green Star and Homestar, and provide a platform for members to introduce their products and services. 'Using sustainable products in Green star and Homestar projects' takes place on Wednesday 8 July. Register.
The imagining our home survey - a collective of housing organisations, enterprises and advocates throughout the Southern Lakes have come together to hear from you about the ideal home that you'd like to live in to create a people powered approach to home design.
NABERS online conference - Join this free online conference from Australia and hear from some of Australia’s leading sustainable built environment experts. Book now for 16 July.