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NZ’s built environment isn’t as green as once thought

New Zealand green building leaders are calling for urgent action on building efficiency, following new analysis that has revealed the built environment is responsible for about 20 per cent of all national greenhouse gas emissions, a figure up to 10 times previous estimates.

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Australia can learn from NZ’s push for better housing

Australia is importing an increasing amount of northern hemisphere pre-manufacture technology and materials these days. The subject should be getting much more political interest than it is.

New Zealand corporates want government to stand up and save energy

A coalition of New Zealand’s leading commercial property owners and tenants has thrown down the gauntlet to the NZ Government to step up energy efficiency on its own buildings, potentially saving $50 million or up to $100m for taxpayers.

New Zealand going big on green bonds

New Zealand energy gentailer Contact Energy recently launched the first Climate Bond- certified Green Borrowing Program in NZ in a move that promises to kick start a new arm to…

James Hay swaps RMS for EECA

Network general manager motorways for NSW Roads and Maritime Services James Hay is trading overseeing Sydney’s controversial WestConnex project to head up the NZ Government’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority.