Level will help you design and build homes which have less impact on the environment and are healthier, more comfortable, and have lower running costs.
A study into the cost of building a house with a higher Homestar rating shows that higher-rated houses don’t have to cost a lot more. Read more.
A new rating tool for office building energy performance has given a high rating to the Meridian building on Wellington’s waterfront, after looking at 12 months of in-use energy data. Read more.
Advanced building techniques
A recent BRANZ study report, Building Better: Advanced Residential Construction Techniques for New Zealand, looks at how techniques used overseas could benefit the house construction sector here. Read more.