Upcoming events


01
Jun
Introduction to HomeFit
  • 9:00 am
  • Sunday, 01 Jun

HomeFit is a no-nonsense, straightforward way to check if a home is warm, safe and dry, and it works in two easy ways. Find out more in this video.

09
Dec
Ecolabels and their role in Green Buildings
  • 9:00 am
  • Monday, 09 Dec

Products and Materials Webinar | Listen to Brad Crowley, NZGBC and Francesca Lipscombe, General Manager at The New Zealand Ecolabelling Trust as she discussed ecolabels and their role in Green Buildings.

01
Jan
Kāinga Ora, urban development and social housing
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 01 Jan

Andrew McKenzie, CEO of Kāinga Ora joined us following the budget on 14 May to outline the forward programme for urban development and social housing.

01
Jan
Using sustainable products in Green Star and Homestar projects
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 01 Jan

Brad Crowley and Danidu Wijekoon from the NZGBC and Alex Reiche from Building Excellence Group started our new PluggedIn webinar series related to products and materials, discussing what can be used in Green star and Homestar projects.

01
May
Insights and lessons learned to date – One year after the release of Design & As Built
  • 9:00 am
  • Sunday, 01 May

This webinar discussed some insights and lessons learned, potential pitfalls to avoid and some tips for your next submission from a GSAP who has spent some time using the new tool.


14
May
Building a better, healthier, greener Aotearoa post COVID-19
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 14 May

Listen into this Green Building Council-hosted panel discussion, diving in to the big topics of our economic recovery, the opportunities to leap forward to a zero carbon Aotearoa with healthier homes and buildings for New Zealanders, and the possibilities to create thousands of new green collar jobs.

10
Jun
The future of urban development and transport
  • 9:00 am
  • Friday, 10 Jun

Listen to one of Aotearoa’s most well-known politicians, Phil Twyford, a webinar on the future of urban development and transport.

14
Jul
MBIE - Building for Climate Change
  • 9:00 am
  • Thursday, 14 Jul

Hear from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment about their ‘once in a generation’reform programme to reduce emissions in the building and construction sector.

10
Aug
Building Healthy
  • 9:00 am
  • Wednesday, 10 Aug

Listen into this webinar about the 5 Key Factors & the Methods to Achieve High Performance Construction.

30
Nov
Cycle friendly design - safety, parking and end-of-trip facilities
  • 9:00 am
  • Wednesday, 30 Nov

Find out how to encourage and recognise buildings that facilitate the use of bicycles by occupants and visitors in this video presentation.

31
Dec
Building Life Cycle Assessment
  • 12:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

This video covers what building LCA is, research BRANZ and industry partners have done to make LCA easier for designers, and a description of how LCA has been applied.

31
Dec
Hutt City Council ground thermal piles for ground source heating & cooling
  • 12:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

This online video discusses work on the recently refurbished Hutt City Council building.

31
Dec
Designing out construction waste
  • 12:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

John Jamison from Inside Out presents the outcomes and experience gained from the Designing Out Construction Waste study (DoW)

31
Dec
Blower door testing
  • 1:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

This video by Alexander & Co demonstrates how blower door testing is done and how it has been adopted in New Zealand.

31
Dec
Good practice stormwater management
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

Holmes Consulting Group shared their knowledge on good stromwater design practice and how to achieve them in Green Star and Homestar.

31
Dec
Green Star case study: Mason Bros. building
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

Warner Brunton from Mott MacDonald presented this case study on the 6 Star Green Star rating on the Mason Bros building in Wynyard Quarter, Auckland.

31
Dec
Understanding sustainability & offsite construction opportunities
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

An introduction to the potential benefits of prefabrication of houses in NZ.

31
Dec
Green Star Design & As Built refresher
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

For current Green Star Practitioners and GSAP's ONLY

31
Dec
Super-walls and panel systems
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

Bob Burnett and Dan Saunders will tell you in this video how to design and build good walls and panel systems for low impact, healthy, Homestar homes.

31
Dec
Disruption and digital transformation
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

Daiman Otto will be discussed disruption and digital transformation – changing the game to building in Aoteaora.

31
Dec
Utilise sustainable procurement
  • 9:00 am
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

Auckland Council discuss how to utilise sustainable procurement through facilities maintenance contracts using their recent crematoria case study.

31
Dec
Communicating sustainability in the built environment
  • 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, 31 Dec

Discussion around the future of sustainability and the role we can play as professionals to ensure a healthier planet.