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Keep up with the latest from BRANZ. Our media releases highlight industry developments, exciting announcements and our most important scientific achievements as they happen.

A changing of the guard for BRANZ: new Board Chair announced - 2 September 2021
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Mike Sang appointed to BRANZ Board - 20 August 2021
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New study into household energy use in New Zealand - 3 August 2021
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BRANZ's submission to GPS-HUD consultation - 30 July May 2021
Consultation paper [PDF, 355KB]

BRANZ's submission to the Building Code update 2021 consultation - 31 May 2021
Building Code: Energy efficiency for housing and small buildings [PDF, 442KB]
Building Code: proposal 2 through to 7 [PDF, 857KB]

Children "scientists" in world-first study looking at health and indoor climate - 25 May 2021
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Link to the research report

BRANZ delivering low carbon solutions for New Zealand buildings - 8 December 2020
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How SIPs might help build NZ's future - 1 October 2020
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Dr Lisbeth Jacobs appointed to BRANZ Board - 20 August 2020
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Keeping your home healthy in lockdown and beyond - 12 May 2020
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BRANZ announced as finalist in 2020 New Zealand Hi-Tech awards - 8 April 2020
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Hillside foundations get a shake-up in cutting-edge testing - 22 January 2020
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Changes to Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities National Science Challenge governance group enhance commitment to te Tiriti o Waitangi in key national research - 12 November 2019
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National construction pipeline report 2019 - 4 September 2019
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ArchEngBuild - 15 July 2019
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BRANZ architectural scholar profiled in 2018 NZIA Student Design Awards - 6 December 2018
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BRANZ welcomes funding for future of New Zealand housing - 21 November 2018
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Mental health in the construction industry - 25 September 2018
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BRANZ reappoints Group Board of Directors - 3 August 2018
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National construction pipeline report 2018 - 30 July 2018
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ArchEngBuild 2018 - 16 July 2018
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National construction pipeline report 2017 - 6 August 2017
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House Condition Survey highlights - 2 August 2017
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Future demand for construction workers - 1 July 2017
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House Condition Survey - 26 April 2017
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