NZCB in the News – Waikato Times – 4 Feb 2024

Are we building homes suitable for extreme heat?
 
Sweltering temperatures this summer are a forerunner of times to come, but a vast amount of New Zealand’s housing stock is not suitable for extreme heat.
 
New Zealand Certified Builders chief executive Malcolm Fleming says there is increasing use of passive, more climate conscious building techniques in the residential sector.
 
But it is in pockets, and mainly at the high end, rather than in more run of the mill homes, he says.

Latest News

Kainga Ora's urban village

NZCB In The News – The Dominion Post – 22 May 2024

May 22, 2024

Kāinga Ora shake-up causes uncertainty for builders Reducing the amount of building work carried out...
Inscoope-image-2000x1000

NZCB In The News – April 2024

April 29, 2024

Joining NZ Certified Builders beneficial for busy West Coast building firm A decision to join...
skip-bin-2000x1000

NZCB in the Media – North & South Magazine, 01 April 2024

April 3, 2024

BUILDING’S dirty secrets Brand new homes are sold as warm, dry, energy efficient and sustainable,...
Business people negotiating a contract. Human hands working with documents at desk and signing contract.

Understanding variations, payment claims/invoices and deposits during your build or renovation

February 20, 2024

In New Zealand, the process of building or renovating a property has several key financial...
Female businessperson signs contract. Close up of female hand signing formal paper on the office table

Essential things to know before you hire a property lawyer

January 23, 2024

When buying property in New Zealand, whether it’s land to build on or a home...
deck-blog

How to breathe new life into your old deck

November 28, 2023

As summer draws near, and along with it the promise of hours of barbecues and...