16 Aug '17, 1am

@daimanotto @HibernaNZ start here at least

Homestar® completely reengineered - what is all that about then? Share this page 26 July 2017 The NZGBC was created by the property and construction sector. They directed us five years ago to create, Homestar, a residential rating tool to measure the health, warm and comfort of homes. Homestar is transforming the quality of the residential housing market in New Zealand. 10,000 homes are registered or confirmed as going ahead with Homestar. As stakeholder of NZGBC, some of you may be wondering the following: Why have we developed Homestar? The Building Code of New Zealand is the minimum building standard. It is set at a low level relative to other countries. The thermal performance of our walls, floors and ceilings is significantly lower than other countries. In fact, here is what some commentators are saying. “The New Zealand Building Code is below the standards required i...

Full article: http://www.nzgbc.org.nz/Story?Action=View&Story_id=227

Tweets

First Black Start On Germany's Grid

cleantechnica.com 15 Aug '17, 5pm

“It shows that batteries can be used to restore the grid — this time we used a CCGT, but the next phase will use renewable...

New Zealand capital Wellington will receive ele...

busworld.org 14 Aug '17, 7am

NEW ZEALAND CAPITAL WELLINGTON WILL RECEIVE ELECTRIC BUSES This announcement comes after the Greater Wellington Regional C...

New Zealand GBC raises performance of new homes...

worldgbc.org 17 Aug '17, 4pm

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has launched a new version of its Homestar rating tool for new residential ...

How cap and trade affects green building throug...

usgbc.org 15 Aug '17, 12am

The California legislature recently passed a 10-year extension to cap and trade. With the graphics below, USGBC gives you ...

In celebration of World Green Building Week hap...

philgbc.org 16 Aug '17, 11pm

+ Google Calendar + iCal Export Details Date: September 27 Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM Event Categories: BERDE Program , Memb...

Congratulations @gbcbrasil on the launch of you...

worldgbc.org 14 Aug '17, 8am

Green Building Council Brasil (GBC Brasil) has launched a new net zero building certification scheme, which aims to reduce...

Hidden Under New England's Green Canopy

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Aug '17, 2pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images As a child growing up in Rhode Island, Katharine Johnson would run through the wood...

Thanks @USGBC for including us in your "Top Arc...

usgbc.org 10 Aug '17, 3pm

With Greenbuild 2017 just over three months away, now is the perfect time to celebrate the success of just a few of the gr...

Proposed Paris Building Renovation is Really Out There

Proposed Paris Building Renovation is Really Ou...

jetsongreen.com 15 Aug '17, 2am

French architect Stéphane Malka has a very interesting proposal for how to renovate an old apartment building in Paris. Pl...

At #Greenbuild17, you can get all the info you ...

usgbc.org 16 Aug '17, 6am

At USGBC, we always say that every story about LEED is a story about people. When USGBC set out to create the LEED standar...

A @USGBC study shows that #LEED projects can continue to be cost neutral.

A @USGBC study shows that #LEED projects can co...

usgbc.org 12 Aug '17, 2pm

We also recently completed a study for the City and County of San Francisco to inform their decision on whether to move th...

Let's join our friends to the east & west to ge...

dvgbc.org 14 Aug '17, 1pm

Where: DVGBC, 2401 Walnut Street, Suite 103, Philadelphia, PA 19103 When: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 9:00am - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:0...

The unique lives of New Zealand's urban-dwelling penguins

The unique lives of New Zealand's urban-dwellin...

birdlife.org 09 Aug '17, 12pm

New Zealand coastlines and islands harbour no less than six of the world’s 18 penguin species, and 13 species in total hav...

…@eeca_nz

nzgbc.org.nz 02 Aug '17, 11pm

LIVE, WORK AND PLAY IN HEALTHY, EFFICIENT AND PRODUCTIVE BUILDINGS 09 379 3996 [email protected] Level 2, Tower 1, 205 Que...

GIVEAWAY: Win a Trip to New Zealand with Singapore Airlines!

GIVEAWAY: Win a Trip to New Zealand with Singap...

iamaileen.com 12 Aug '17, 3am

They have unbeatable choices and prices. No matter the kind of traveler that you are, Singapore Airlines provides an array...