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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.

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What's new 

 

More funding for insulation in rental properties

New funding is available for insulation in rental properties housing low-income tenants. Read more.

Report unfit building products

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has set up an email address for reporting building products that do not comply with the Building Code. Read more.

New rules for earthquake-prone buildings

The Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act brings big changes to the system for identifying and remediating earthquake-prone buildings. Read more

Recently added

  • We’ve added a page about the Passive House standard to our Passive Design section and a page about the risks of Construction noise to our Health and safety section.
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  • Sustainable Building Design in New Zealand #2

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