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New Research Centre Aims To Help Reduce Risk Of Covid-19 Transmission Indoors

Monday, 11 April 2022, 8:54 am | BRANZ

The newly established Indoor Air Quality Research Centre (IAQRC) brings together expertise from seven leading research organisations. It aims to increase public awareness of indoor pollutants, and related health outcomes, and to advocate for improved indoor ... More >>

New Decision-making Framework For Earthquake-prone Council Buildings

Friday, 12 November 2021, 9:57 am | BRANZ

When council buildings close, communities lose access to spaces to meet, socialise and access services, which can impact social and economic wellbeing. Five years on from the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake, a new decision-making framework is being launched ... More >>

New Study Into Household Energy Use In New Zealand

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 1:13 pm | BRANZ

A collaboration between BRANZ and Stats NZ will see hundreds of homes assessed as part of a BRANZ study on energy use in New Zealand households, Stats NZ and BRANZ said today. The study will collect information on how, where, when, and why energy ... More >>

BRANZ Delivering Low Carbon Solutions For New Zealand Buildings

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 10:54 am | BRANZ

Low carbon water heating systems and energy performance certificates for homes are two of the solutions BRANZ researchers are investigating to help reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions. They are part of an on-going BRANZ research programme which ... More >>

BRANZ Scientist Wins Royal Society Te Apārangi Video Competition

Friday, 20 November 2020, 4:40 pm | BRANZ

BRANZ Materials Scientist, Anna Walsh, has won the professional category of the Royal Society Te Apārangi 180 Seconds of Fascination video competition. Anna Walsh, BRANZ Materials Scientist, at a SIPs building under construction (Photo: David Carradine) ... More >>