Century old building boasts leading 21st century performance

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One of the country’s shining examples of maximising old buildings in the modern day, the Altrans Quay Building shows even old gems can perform exceptionally well. The century-old heritage building was refurbished in 2014, connecting two once- separate buildings across four levels.

For the last two years, the buildings tenants and owner Britomart Group have maximised its use, with two consecutive 5.5 star NABERSNZ Whole Building ratings – putting it among the country’s top performing buildings. We chatted to the team behind these impressive results.

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Altrans Quay Building case study [PDF 2 MB]

Altrans Quay Building.
Altrans Quay Building

Since achieving its first series of ratings three years ago, Oyster has used the annual rating cycle to further embed its sustainability strategy through continuous improvement. 

“Every time we get a NABERSNZ rating, the team reviews it and assesses the impact that our improvement activities have had on the result.

Sarah Hull, Director of Sustainability and Brand, Cooper and Company