Climate change

Showing results 1-10 of 89

Order by:

Combating the growing fire risk

By Grant Pearce 1 October 2019, Build 174, Feature article

Wildfires can threaten homes on the urban-rural fringe, and the risk is growing. Scion is developing research tools to help communities and firefighters, but there are also simple home design considerations that can help protect people and homes.

Read more

What’s happening at MBIE?

By John Sneyd 1 December 2020, Build 181, Feature article

MBIE’s Building System Performance branch regulates to protect the public’s safety and property and help lift the sector’s performance. Major recent work will contribute to moving New Zealand towards a net-zero-carbon economy.

Read more

Turn research into action

1 August 2021, Build 185

Amy Tankard, CEO of the Passive House Institute New Zealand (PHINZ), says we should be building high-performance houses now. We know how, the climate is in crisis and it makes no sense to follow current practices that will lead to future expensive retrofits.

Read more

Show results related to

Clear all filters

Refine your search

Topics (89)

Issues (89)