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    stories and their commitment to Christchurch on this site Show your support Click on the button for more information of how you can show your support News 7 July 2015 Duncan Cotterill Plaza achieves Christchurch s first BASE rating Christchurch s Duncan Cotterill Plaza is the first building in the city to achieve a rating under BASE Building a Sustainable Environment the sustainability tool developed specially for the rebuild 4 November 2014 Vodafone and Kathmandu target 5 Green Star in Christchurch Two major developments in central Christchurch are targeting a 5 Green Star certification denoting New Zealand excellence in sustainability 11 September 2014 Our Legacy Update Networking Drinks Thursday 25 September Christchurch has a strong vision for a sustainable rebuilt city How is that unfolding Come to hear about progress towards the future city including notable projects perspectives from developers and tenants and an update on tools and support available 15 July 2014 Christchurch City Council praised for including sustainable housing in draft plan Christchurch homes will be healthier more efficient and better quality with the inclusion of 6 Homestar as a standard for all new houses the New Zealand Green Building Council said today 18 June 2014 Christchurch at the sharp end of NZ s big housing issues A national summit to examine New Zealand s most critical housing issues is coming to Christchurch because the issues are most acute there 8 May 2014 Updated Green Star tool for schools launched A national summit to examine New Zealand s most critical housing issues is coming to Christchurch because the issues are most acute there 2 May 2014 Renovations that lower your power bill There are many ways of creating an energy efficient home while planning your renovation in order to maximise savings long term 21 March 2014 Education course

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  • Home | Legacy - The future's being built
    stories and their commitment to Christchurch on this site Show your support Click on the button for more information of how you can show your support News 7 July 2015 Duncan Cotterill Plaza achieves Christchurch s first BASE rating Christchurch s Duncan Cotterill Plaza is the first building in the city to achieve a rating under BASE Building a Sustainable Environment the sustainability tool developed specially for the rebuild 4 November 2014 Vodafone and Kathmandu target 5 Green Star in Christchurch Two major developments in central Christchurch are targeting a 5 Green Star certification denoting New Zealand excellence in sustainability 11 September 2014 Our Legacy Update Networking Drinks Thursday 25 September Christchurch has a strong vision for a sustainable rebuilt city How is that unfolding Come to hear about progress towards the future city including notable projects perspectives from developers and tenants and an update on tools and support available 15 July 2014 Christchurch City Council praised for including sustainable housing in draft plan Christchurch homes will be healthier more efficient and better quality with the inclusion of 6 Homestar as a standard for all new houses the New Zealand Green Building Council said today 18 June 2014 Christchurch at the sharp end of NZ s big housing issues A national summit to examine New Zealand s most critical housing issues is coming to Christchurch because the issues are most acute there 8 May 2014 Updated Green Star tool for schools launched A national summit to examine New Zealand s most critical housing issues is coming to Christchurch because the issues are most acute there 2 May 2014 Renovations that lower your power bill There are many ways of creating an energy efficient home while planning your renovation in order to maximise savings long term 21 March 2014 Education course

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  • Our supporters are actively contributing to build green, healthy and resilient buildings in Christchurch
    Building industry professionals and we re helping our clients make sustainable choices to get better value and performance WEBSITE Close statement Ergostyle As a New Zealand owned and operated company Ergostyle Ergonomic Solutions is dedicated to manufacturing and delivering sustainable ergonomic products and design Whether its our ergonomic office furniture occupational health and ergonomic consulting that we are delivering our advocacy for the protection and preservation of environment stands out For Ergostyle environment management is essential We deal with primary suppliers that are already ISO 14001 Our other suppliers are advocates of sound environmental management through GECA Good Environment Choice Australia and GFCNZ This affirms our strong support for sustainable policies that empowers us to create ergonomic solutions founded on sustainable practice WEBSITE Close statement Forman Building Systems We are a team of specialist marketers and distributors of product and services that help to deliver energy efficient quality environments including ceiling and wall systems thermal and acoustic insulation passive fire protection We re building industry professionals and we re helping our clients make sustainable choices to get better value and performance WEBSITE Close statement Fortis Construction As Building industry professionals we re helping our clients make sustainable choices to get better value and performance WEBSITE Close statement Fuze Business Interiors We are Building industry professionals and we re helping our clients make sustainable choices to get better value and performance WEBSITE Close statement Ganellen Construction Ltd Ganellen Construction Ltd is working hard to create a bright future for Christchurch City We believe that Christchurch has the opportunity to take the Garden City brand into the future by building resilient and sustainable buildings Where many businesses see sustainability as only dealing with the environment and carbon emissions our broader view of the subject recognises the economic environmental and social aspects of sustainability From the environment to the community and our own staff our enthusiastic approach to sustainability is a key driver of our business We successfully delivered one of Christchurch s first Green Star rated buildings with The Press s new head office and now have the experience to cost effectively deliver green buildings for all our clients We are working with our client John Ryder to achieve the city s new BASE certification a newly established sustainable certification specifically created for the Christchurch rebuild Through our operations in Australia we designed and constructed the Antias project for Lend Lease at Jacksons Landing Sydney the first residential building in NSW to achieve a Green star rating We occupy a Green Star rated building and our staff love the fresh air great daylight and natural feeling When staff are under stress a great working environment can go a long way to assist productivity and staff well being Our focus on sustainable and resilient designs in commercial projects mirror international trends and we are partnering with experts worldwide to ensure our buildings are built for the future We have reduced our own organisational carbon footprint by moving into an energy efficient building and we want to add that value to our clients buildings On all of our projects we make a commitment to Promote the efficient use of energy and water reduction of waste recycling of materials and prevention of pollution Influence our suppliers and subcontractors with our approach towards responsible environmental practices Promote practices systems values behaviours contributing to environmental sustainability Demonstrate leadership in environmental management both internally and within the industries we operate WEBSITE Close statement Green Dog Insulation Our mission is to facilitate the renewable generation conservation of energy in the home resulting in improved health income and quality of life outcomes We strive to provide quality workmanship and customer service that exceed expectations while at the same time reducing NZ carbon foot print WEBSITE Close statement Hampton Jones Property Consultancy We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to make Christchurch the worlds leading city We have to get it right to leave a true legacy for future generations Hampton Jones are committed to sharing their knowledge of durable building design sustainability and longterm efficiency for the benefit of Christchurch WEBSITE Close statement Hawkins Construction For many of us Canterbury is our home and we have lived through the seismic events since September 2010 Hawkins is absolutely committed to playing a key role in the rebuild of our great city and to employing innovative and sustainable building practices through the knowledge we have gained from working on Green Star projects We understand the need for all players in the Christchurch construction industry to step up in the Rebuild of Christchurch and we are working with our staff and supply chain to prepare for this unprecedented period As a tier 1 construction company we are conscious of our duty to ensure that the industry retains a high level of quality safety and environmental practice throughout and well beyond the rebuild Hawkins Construction has a footprint on the landscape of Canterbury and some 25 years experience in the southern market Our growth in the south has been driven by local knowledge and commitment along with the strength of being part of a national business with over six decades of building pedigree Hawkins mandate the establishment of on site recycling initiatives for each and every one of our projects We have incorporated a number of Green Star initiatives into our regular company practice including site specific Environmental Management Plans site recycling commissioning clauses and IAQ management plans Hawkins leads the industry in the delivery of Green Star Buildings in New Zealand Our South Island team has been involved in a number of firsts in relation to Green Star these being Christchurch Civic Building highest rated building in New Zealand The most innovation points in New Zealand and was awarded 6 Stars in Design Build and Interiors Club Tower the first 5 star Green Star rated building in the South Island and a Pilot Project for the Built Rating NZi3 Innovation Institute the first education rated building in New Zealand awarded 5 stars We have taken great care to manage the impacts of our works on the environment This has led to several major company developments including setting up a dedicated multi disciplinary environmental team We have a number of qualified Green Star Accredited Professionals in our design and delivery teams which ensures Green Star requirements are considered throughout the life of the project This approach dramatically improves the potential rating of the building whilst keeping the cost of achieving most credits to a minimum Since 2009 Hawkins has been monitoring waste management resulting in over 70 of waste being recycled from our construction sites WEBSITE Close statement Hereford Holdings Rather than trying to max out the site we re only building to just under 50 of the plot ratio so there will be fantastic public spaces to enjoy I think you ve got to give something to the city if you want it to give something back to you Antony Gough Hereford Holdings It is the aim of the project team to deliver to Christchurch a truly sustainable project that will withstand the test of time The precinct is designed with quality ahead of quantity and the explicit brief was to optimise the site and not maximise it The design reflects a focus on durability and flexibility ensuring adaptability over its expected life as a precinct Sustainable principles have been a focus for the team through out the design process We look forward to designing buildings that perform to 100 of the structural code and considerably higher than building code requirements in all aspects related to sustainability Social responsibility has also been a focus for the project with the desire to create a series of spaces which maximise amenity for the public and a mixture of tenant types to drive a diverse vibrant and enduring addition the life of the city WEBSITE Close statement IAG The resilience of building assets is critical for the health of our economy the environment and our communities as well as the preservation of our way of life IAG staff are committed to a positive approach in order to achieve the best possible long term outcome for Canterbury s earthquake recovery and future for the region IAG is proud to be a long standing member of the New Zealand Green Building Council NZGBC and supporter of the value case for green buildings Effective risk management is at the heart of why IAG exists and fundamental to its core to our purpose Our business is here to help people to manage risk and recover from the hardship of unexpected loss This begins with providing the best quality insurance cover to protect livelihoods workplaces and homes IAG s Canterbury headquarters IAG Centre at Show Place in Addington includes a complete fit out by Hanham Philp utilising sustainable materials wherever possible Enabling a sustainable re build is the objective behind why we connected a group of Christchurch home owners to the Beacon Pathways Inc s pilot Build Back Smarter Programme focused on upgrading homes at point of repair The project is made possible by the support of Christchurch City Council the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority Fletcher Building the Christchurch Agency for Energy and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment IAG s NZ business headquartered in The NZI Centre a certified a Five Green Star rated design and building fit out has been supporting the building of sustainable buildings for many years now In 2007 NZI became the first insurer in New Zealand to offer incentives for wise environmental home rebuild choices first within its personal insurance product range and it followed that up a year later by incorporating sustainability features within commercial rebuilds as well WEBSITE Close statement Image Construction Limited We are Building industry professionals and we re helping our clients make sustainable choices to get better value and performance An established Christchurch construction company who are committed to our cities rebuild and wish to support and promote sustainable construction WEBSITE Close statement Jasmax Sustainable practice is a core value at Jasmax Our vision Inspire our people to imagine innovate and create beautiful solutions that enhance our environment and society The rebuilding of Christchurch is an unparalleled opportunity to re envision New Zealand s garden city and build it back green The rebuilding of Christchurch after the devastating earthquakes has offered an unparalleled opportunity to re envision New Zealand s garden city and build it back green However with significant time and money constraints this is not an easy proposition when faced with disaster recovery It takes significant effort passion strategy and specialist expertise to make truly innovative environmentally sustainable outcomes a reality By applying our industry leading knowledge and experience we are helping our clients and key stakeholders in Christchurch work towards achieving genuinely rewarding efficient environmental and experiential outcomes Sustainable practice is a core value at Jasmax Our sustainability vision is to Inspire our people to imagine innovate and create beautiful solutions that enhance our environment and society We have stayed true to this vision and have also taken on board three key perspectives to inform our approach to the sustainable rebuild of Christchurch The mega trend towards efficient use of resources less environmental harm and business demand for green solutions effective urban design and renewable energy Making the most of the Christchurch natural environment and climate Acknowledging regenerative or social sustainability as a design solution to offer higher quality healthier buildings and lifestyles with resilient communities We are utilising our knowledge in this area drawing on our experience designing Tuhoe s new headquarters in Taneatua which will be New Zealand s first Living Building People Our people are innovators in the creation of high performing comfortable and efficient buildings for New Zealand budgets at all bandwidths of the sustainable design spectrum Green Office Practices We have implemented a Green Office programme that reduces waste and the consumption of resources in our own operations We have been awarded the Sustainable Business Network s Northern Region Large Organisation Trailblazer award for National Operations We have recently received certification for our Environmental Management System to an AS NZS ISO 14001 standard WEBSITE Close statement Key Risks Advisory We are building industry professionals and we re helping our clients make sustainable choices to get better value and performance I also chair the Canterbury Sustainable Business Forum and we are keen to collaborate with all parties in this critical area WEBSITE Close statement Knox Plaza Winston Churchill said we shape our buildings thereafter they shape us Christchurch is a living city and a brand By supporting Legacy we want to encourage other developers to adopt a range of sustainability benchmarks that would be to their benefit as well as to others It is our heritage Buildings tend to outlast owners as well as tenants To this end it is important to consider the wider community and build a structure that will stand the test of time When we considered the design for Knox Plaza we appreciated that there were a number of stakeholders involved They included the environment residents in the city tenants as well as ourselves as owners To this end we designed a campus styled precinct gave the adjoining iconic Knox Church space and respect by starting our building behind the church and adopted the NZ Green Council Building a Sustained Environment BASE discipline which gave us a structured approach to creating a pleasant and sustainable environment It focused us on managing the construction site with an environmental plan preserving energy and water 20 better than the building code creating efficiencies with air and light reducing the carbon footprint and maximising the comfort and productivity of the tenants Christchurch is a living city and a brand By supporting Legacy we want to encourage other developers to adopt a range of sustainability benchmarks that would be to their benefit as well as to others It is our heritage WEBSITE Close statement Legacy Corporation Legacy Property are committed to developing sustainable residential developments for the future of Christchurch City They believe in building sustainably and have adapted the Homestar rating tool because it is what the market desires is easy and just makes sense Legacy Property have been developing in Christchurch for over 8 years and during such time they have developed over 300 apartments Their latest apartment projects in Riccarton and 399 Manchester Street are targeting 6 Homestar certification Sustainability is a key feature of the developments which include solar photovoltaic panels communal vegetable gardens rainwater tanks bicycle parking as well as sustainable building design WEBSITE Close statement Mark Herring Lighting We are Tenants in our building and we want to make our business premises more efficient and sustainable WEBSITE Close statement MC Architecture Studio Ltd We believe that discussion on sustainability is not about a point of arrival but a journey in which respect for the environment is the main drive As architects we value ourselves as ideas consultants for our client sharing our knowledge experience and network to help them make informed decisions In the last year we have been working on projects that include straw bale walls geothermal heating served by 100m deep holes solar systems and on site waste ware management system WEBSITE Close statement Metrapanel Ltd Being aligned with NZGBC enforces our focus on providing an environmentally sustainable system to produce healthy homes for living Our moisture resistant construction panel uses waste product Metrapanel is cut to size with very few off cuts left over therefore we don t need to cut down any new trees which helps the environment The high thermal rating keeps families healthy and warm and homes are energy efficient With no toxic seepages you can sleep well at night knowing your family is safe WEBSITE Close statement Mott MacDonald As a global Group we recognise the social institutional and infrastructural dimensions of development and have a deep insight into regional issues and aspirations Our recent move into Christchurch has been born out of our people s desire to give back to the Christchurch community in the way that we know best through World Class engineering Mott MacDonald recognises that there is an increasing demand for high performance sustainable buildings which not only provide exemplary community working living and retail environments but also have minimal impact on the environment The principles of environmentally friendly sustainable design can be used across an entire building project by focusing on delivering solutions to reduce the environmental impact of new builds and engineering projects We aim to help our clients rebuild Christchurch through Designing environmentally sustainable building layouts and internal space Achieving energy efficiency in terms of through life costing material selection and operation of buildings Providing engineering services design concepts for energy and operational efficiency with reduced life cycle costs Improving indoor environmental quality including lighting noise and air quality Minimising the effects on natural water resources by demand control Ensuring discharges to the environment are treated to acceptable standards Selecting construction materials and reuse of demolition products WEBSITE Close statement New Zealand Green Building Council New Zealand Green Building Council NZGBC is a not for profit industry organisation dedicated to accelerating the development and adoption of market based green building practices The Council achieves these aims through Setting standards of best practice through the development of green building rating tools Education and training for all areas of the building industry value chain Providing access to networks information and resources for our members to actively lead the market WEBSITE Close statement Ngāi Tahu Property Ngāi Tahu Property Limited is delighted to be a founding signatory of the Legacy programme Ngāi Tahu Property has a longstanding history in property investment and development incorporating sustainable land use environmental sensitivity and intergenerational commitment with a long term vision Ngāi Tahu Property Limited is delighted to be a founding signatory of the Legacy programme being launched by the New Zealand Green Building Council NZGBC Ngāi Tahu Property has a longstanding history in property investment and development

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  • s New Zealand s first Green Star medical centre and one of only three Green Star health facilities throughout Australasia Its sustainable design includes a large internal light well to bring natural light into the building solar water heating and a generous lawn for green space and reducing stormwater run off Read more Photo credit Stephen Goodenough Christchurch Civic Building Te Hononga the Civic Building in Christchurch is the only building in New Zealand to achieve a 6 Green Star trifecta denoting world excellence in design construction and interiors Although it has been operational for some years it continues to inspire and lead the way in New Zealand s sustainable building sector Among its environmental features are a double skin façade and a unique renewable energy system used to heat and cool the building massively reducing its overall energy use Read more Awly Building The Awly Building on Durham Street is being designed to 5 Green Star and consists of three buildings framing a central planted courtyard Each of the three buildings is oriented to make the most of the sun with an optimal ratio of open flexible office space and excellent outlook and daylight Read more Knox Plaza The

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  • How to Get Started
    building project to improve building energy performance Find out more Renewable energy developments within the central city may be eligible for Christchurch Energy Grants This funds renewable energy related technologies such as photo voltaic or heat recovery systems Find out more BUILDING RATING TOOLS A rating tool provides rigorous independent certification that your building meets certain standards of efficiency and or sustainability BASE Building a Sustainable Environment is a building rating tool designed for new buildings in Christchurch It covers aspects such as energy water waste indoor air quality and integration with the outdoors BASE is recommended as an excellent starting point Many buildings can cost effectively achieve even better environmental performance Find out more Green Star is a comprehensive national scheme that evaluates the environmental attributes of buildings using a suite of rating tools There are more than 95 Green Star buildings in use in New Zealand Green Star ratings are benchmarked against international ratings and are available for offices industrial education or custom buildings Find out more NABERSNZ measures and benchmarks the energy use of existing office buildings It s an excellent way to verify the performance of your office once it s running NABERSNZ can be applied

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  • Get Started Show Your Support Here s what Christchurch residents have to say about a sustainably built city Nothing To Report Yet Why not be the first let us hear what you have to say Tel 09 379 3996 ourlegacy

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