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Changing Attitudes to Low Carbon Living: Who Leads?
Engineering
Wednesday June 21 2017

Changing Attitudes to Low Carbon Living: Who Leads?

The City of Sydney’s April 2017 newsletter, letter box dropped to its local community and published online, speaks volumes about changing attitudes to low carbon living...

Energy Opportunities for a Bright Future
Architecture
Wednesday May 17 2017

Energy Opportunities for a Bright Future

Imagine a kind of ‘energy utopia’, with secure and reliable supply, bills that everybody can afford, and a well-regulated, efficient and sustainable system.

The Spiralling Carbon Emissions We’re All Guilty of
Engineering
Friday March 24 2017

The Spiralling Carbon Emissions We’re All Guilty of

When we think of carbon emissions we tend to think of dirty emissions from car and truck exhausts or belching smokestacks of coal fired power stations.

Sustainable Development Trends Are Improving the Built Environment
Architecture
Tuesday March 7 2017

Sustainable Development Trends Are Improving the Built Environment

Sustainable development efforts worldwide have achieved some success in many sectors, including the built environment.

Sydney Powers UP with Trigeneration
Engineering
Friday October 28 2016

Sydney Powers UP with Trigeneration

A low-carbon trigeneration plant is now powering, heating and cooling Sydney Town Hall and neighbouring Town Hall House, where 1,500 City of Sydney employees work.

Carbon Neutrality: A De-risking Strategy
Property
Wednesday October 26 2016

Carbon Neutrality: A De-risking Strategy

Of the 1,300-plus Green Star projects around Australia, just a handful are what we would call ‘carbon neutral.’

Energy and Environment: Two Sides of the Same $20 Billion Coin
Engineering
Monday August 1 2016

Energy and Environment: Two Sides of the Same $20 Billion Coin

Last week, we got the news that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has appointed a new cabinet. As part of this keenly awaited announcement, we learned that...

New Minister Offers Hope for a Sustainable Australia
Engineering
Tuesday July 26 2016

New Minister Offers Hope for a Sustainable Australia

The appointment of Josh Frydenberg as the new Minister for the Environment and Energy provides a much-needed opportunity for the Turnbull Government to press the reset...

Big Buildings, Small Footprints
Architecture
Tuesday July 26 2016

Big Buildings, Small Footprints

Is it possible to achieve a net zero energy building, or NZEB, at scale?

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