Articles

A super summit and a significant step for healthy homes

Tuesday 30 April 2019


Just hours after hundreds of influential New Zealanders had gathered together to pack out the Aotea Centre in the heart of our biggest city for the Green Property Summit, a couple of dozen people, including me and some of the team from NZGBC Towers, were tucking into muesli and frittata in a Home Star rated apartment in Takapuna. We were there to help launch ANZ’s healthy home loan package.

Green Building and our environmental impacts

Monday 29 April 2019


While much of the recently updated Environment Aotearoa report by Ministry for the Environment focuses on rural impacts the report highlights a number of issues affecting urban areas. Green building practices address many of these issues. See how Green Star and Homestar certifications incentivise and measure the outcomes.