Welcome to Level, the authority on sustainable building.

Level will help you design and build homes which have less impact on the environment and are healthier, more comfortable, and have lower running costs.

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What's new

 

New Health and Safety Regulations finalised

The new Health and Safety at Work Act has now come into force. Read more.

Report unfit building products

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has set up an email address for reporting building products that do not comply with the Building Code. Read more.

Sustainable housing summit 2016

The New Zealand Green Building Council is holding its Sustainable Housing Summits in June. Read more.

An introduction of life cycle assessment

A new BRANZ bulletin explains this tool for calculating the potential environmental impacts of building materials.  Read more.

Recently added

  • We’ve added a page about the Passive House standard to our Passive Design section and a page about the risks of Construction noise to our Health and safety section.
  • Sustainable Building Design in New Zealand #1

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  • Sustainable Building Design in New Zealand #2

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