Global Carbon Count

408.66

CO2 PPM

17 Mahuru 2019

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

39%
Global Building Industry Contribution
00%
00
Above safe
level (350ppm)

About us & Membership

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The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a non-profit membership organisation that promotes better buildings, because better buildings mean healthier, happier people.

The green building movement is growing. Thousands of better buildings are being constructed, backed by billions of dollars, providing healthier and happier workplaces and homes for thousands of Kiwis.

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Constructing new buildings could pump out climate pollution equivalent to one million cars

Constructing and renovating New Zealand buildings between now and 2050 could pump out climate change pollution equivalent to one million cars on the road every year, a new report has revealed.

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New Zealand’s Most Famous Buildings to go Green

Three of New Zealand’s most famous buildings – The Beehive, Parliament House, and the Parliamentary Library – are set to be greener, healthier, and more energy efficient.

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Our latest news digest

Big US companies are saving millions of dollars by increasing their energy efficiency, and New Zealand media outlets are part of a global journalism initiative to provide more and better coverage of climate change. These stories and more in our regular round up of green building and climate change news from here and around the world.

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Our members

Ō mātou tāngata

503

New Zealand wide

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Green building projects

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Commercial

Ngā hanganga arumoni

254

50 pipeline

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Homes

Ngā kāinga

1206

25,000 pipeline

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