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Life Cycle Assessment for Buildings is Taking off Globally
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Tuesday February 13 2018

Life Cycle Assessment for Buildings is Taking off Globally

Life cycle assessment is increasingly being used worldwide to quantify the environmental performance of buildings, set impact reduction targets, and ensure a safe environment for future...

Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
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Tuesday December 12 2017

Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?

Most people already know the benefits of thermal insulation, but what about the environmental impacts of the actual insulation material, or how a building’s structure affects...

Aussie Commercial Property Funds Lead World in Responsible Practice
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Monday October 30 2017

Aussie Commercial Property Funds Lead World in Responsible Practice

Commercial property funds throughout Australia are leading their peers globally in terms of social and environmental responsibility and governance practices, the latest rankings suggest.

What Makes a Good Sustainable Procurement Policy?
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Tuesday October 24 2017

What Makes a Good Sustainable Procurement Policy?

The recently-launched ISO 20400 standard, Sustainable Procurement – Guidance, is a powerful new tool for all involved in the business of procurement.

A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon
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Tuesday August 22 2017

A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon

Whether you felt it or not, the earth shaking actions that unfolded recently will ultimately have an impact on every one of us.

Are Hotels Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities?
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Friday July 28 2017

Are Hotels Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities?

Sustainability is an increasingly important part of doing business in the hospitality industry, particularly since 21 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions from the tourism...

What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?
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Thursday July 27 2017

What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?

There are at least eight ratings schemes available for home owners, designers, builders and developers to use to determine how ‘green’ their building or site is,...

Green Infrastructure and the WELL Building Standard
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Tuesday July 25 2017

Green Infrastructure and the WELL Building Standard

A lot of building services engineers and property developers have been talking about the WELL Building Standard recently. Unlike other popular rating systems and building standards,...

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Nov 5 2018
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households

When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.

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Aug 1 2018
PVC Recycling in Hospitals Program Targets 150-hospitals

Since its launch in 2009, the innovative waste management and recycling program has grown to operate in 138 hospitals throughout Australia and New Zealand. It is...

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Mar 15 2018
Retrofitting Homes to Improve Energy Ratings and Reduce Emissions

University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.

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Feb 2 2018
Victoria Greens Vow to Stop New Apple Store

The Victorian Greens are determined to stop a controversial plan to demolish part of Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a new Apple store.

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20 Dec, 2017
SA Boycotts Murray Water Savings

South Australia has pulled the plug on a package of water saving measures along the Murry-Darling Basin after the failure of the nation's water ministers to...

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