Green Speak Waikato and Rototuna School tour
NZGBC Waikato Forum hosted the third in this year's Green Speak Waikato event series to coincide with
World Green Building Week 2017.
talks and networking followed directly from a tour of the school.
School - building tour
celebrate World Green Building Week 2017, Rototuna School kindly opened its
doors to the public. Enabling us to see this newly completed educational
facility first hand. Targeting Green Star certification, this building has been designed with
many systems that reduce its overall environmental impact
The Rototuna School project
- building to Green Star
Bryan, Sustainability Leader, Aurecon
Hudson, former Project Coordinator, Arrow International
project leaders in the construction of Rototuna School, Amanda presented the consultant's perspective and Jacqui described the project from the
builder's perspective. They looked at how the project is impacted by
targeting Green Star and the environmental benefits of the systems installed to
the school. View slides here
New tools revolutionising existing buildings & homes
Andrew Eagles, CEO
of New Zealand Green Building Council
New buildings &
homes are changing in New Zealand.
Homestar has 10,000 homes confirmed.
But what about our current building stock? New tools are now available
to evaluate the performance and health of existing homes and buildings. Green Star Performance, provides investors
better visibility of asset performance.
And in homes, HomeFit provides an assessment of the health and comfort
of existing homes. Andrew explained why the market is so excited about these tools. View slides here
Matthew, Holmes Group
Ian looked back on how NZGBC Waikato Forum delivered on its aims this year and facilitated discussion on what participants enjoyed most and what they would like to see in 2018. View slides here
Green Building Council is very grateful to the NZGBC Waikato Forum organising
team, for their dedication to this venture.
Free for NZGBC student members.
NZGBC Waikato Forum partner
Event series sponsors
#WGBW2017 National Sponsor
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