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Healthy Materials Showcase Christchurch

  • Ara Institute of Canterbury, Kahukura Building 371 Moorhouse Avenue Christchurch, Canterbury, 8011 New Zealand (map)

Healthy Materials Showcase + Update on Living Buildings in NZ and Globally

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Kia ora and Welcome from Ara Institute of Canterbury and Living Future Aotearoa NZ

What is a 'Living' building? What are Healthy Materials? Why 'Declare' your ingredients on an ecolabel?

Come and hear about the growth of LBC projects in Aotearoa and around the world. Speakers include Jerome Partington Chair LFNZ for a global update and focus on healthy products, Ngai Tuhoe's recent work and Bob Burnett on Superhomes.

Come and take a dive into deep green and sustainable design and construction with a tour of 25+ healthy building products and hear talks at Kahukura Christchurch's greenest building.

Products showcase includes: roofing, wall claddings, insulation and linings, flooring and carpets, finishes and ventilation systems, heating, solar and water systems. Reps will be available to share info and talk about the value these materials offer to your projects.

Showcase doors open at 4pm and talks roll through the event. Likely exhibitors include:

  • Mihi whakatau opening 4pm

  • Intro new LBC V4.0

  • The tide turns - viable local and global Living Building updates

  • Declare ecolabel

  • Superhomes

  • Ngai Tuhoe projects and prototype living village

Exhibitors to include:

Formance SIPS - Firth Paving - ABODO Timber Cladding - LUNOS ventilation - ZEN Solar water - AUTEX insulation - Godfrey Hirst Flooring - EQUUS Roofing - FSC Sustainable Timber - GIB plasterboards - NEXANS Cables - APL Windows - ARDEX waterproofing - KNAUF insulation - Steel +Tube Roofing - Ara earthbuild - Hermpac timber cladding - S+P Blinds - Fairview Windows - Declare ecolable - Laminex panels + Hungry BIns worm farm + Superpower solar electric + Methven tapware more + Natural Flow waste water + + +

Refreshments and nourishment will be served

NZRAB 20 CPD will be available. ADNZ 3 Points and LBP points for contractors too

Register on Eventbrite (free)