The overhaul of the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star sustainability rating system will provide investors, developers and owners with a more comprehensive and flexible set of tools that place greater emphasis on the actual outcomes and future challenges of projects.

According to Jorge Chapa, the GBCA’s Green Star executive director, the new Green Star – Design & As Built and Green Star – Interiors rating tools serve as more comprehensive and adaptable systems for sustainability assessment than the GBCA’s legacy rating tools while also marking a significant break from established…