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New Chief Executive For BRANZ

Monday, 14 August 2023, 11:01 am | BRANZ

The BRANZ Board today announced that Acting CEO, Claire Falck has been appointed to the permanent Chief Executive role. BRANZ Chair Nigel Smith said that after an extensive recruitment process, he was delighted to make this appointment. "In ... More >>

Thorough Drying Out Is Top Priority Before Repairing Flood-damaged Homes - BRANZ

Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 3:18 pm | BRANZ

Following the recent devastating floods, many North Islanders are now preparing to repair their damaged homes or business premises. For most, it is a daunting and traumatic undertaking. BRANZ has prepared comprehensive guidelines to help property ... More >>

BRANZ Announces Chief Executive Resignation

Wednesday, 11 January 2023, 7:04 pm | BRANZ

After more than nine years as Chief Executive of BRANZ, Chelydra Percy has resigned from her role at the independent research organisation. Nigel Smith, Chair of the BRANZ Board, paid tribute to Percy for her leadership and contribution since joining ... More >>

Kiwi Households Better Placed To Meet Energy Needs Thanks To In-home Energy Advice

Tuesday, 2 August 2022, 2:35 pm | BRANZ

Kiwi households at risk of energy hardship are getting personalised, in-home advice to help them stay warm, dry and healthy, thanks to a successful home energy management programme supported by BRANZ. Healthy Homes: making energy work for whānau is professional ... More >>

Dr Erica Seville Appointed To BRANZ Board

Monday, 23 May 2022, 2:29 pm | BRANZ

BRANZ Chair Nigel Smith announced today the appointment of Dr Erica Seville to the BRANZ Group Board of Directors. Erica will sit alongside seven other directors on the Board. "BRANZ is committed to fostering a building system that delivers ... More >>

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 >>




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