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Climate Change Options Survey

6 July 2022

With the built environment contributing nearly 40% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions1, awareness and demand for more sustainable materials are increasing. The MBIE led ‘Building for Climate Change’ programme framework proposes setting mandatory reporting and measurement requirements for whole-of-life carbon emissions, with a sinking cap on Embodied Carbon. This pending regulatory requirement, in addition to people and businesses now seeking increased sustainability in the homes and buildings they buy or lease, is driving industry change towards more sustainable building solutions.

The awareness of mass timber as a construction option is increasing but there is currently no effective monitoring of the lead and lag indicators of uptake in New Zealand. Your input to this survey will help BRANZ by providing valuable feedback on the current uptake and barriers to the use of engineered wood products (EWPs) and will help us track the construction sector contributions to meeting New Zealand climate change commitments.

Taking part in this survey is completely voluntary and will take about 10 minutes of your time to complete. Your views and insights are important to us and will remain confidential. Any information collected will be securely stored without any identifying individual responses. Survey results will be shared publicly in the coming months.

Those completing the survey and providing contact information will go into the draw to win one of 3 pressies cards valued at $300 each.  If you have already taken the survey and wish to be included in the draw please contact David Carradine at david.carradine@branz.co.nz and he can verify your participation and include your entry in the draw.

For more details, click here. To complete the survey, click here.

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