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Disclose NatHERS Before Mandating Disclosure
Green
Tuesday September 15 2015

Disclose NatHERS Before Mandating Disclosure

It has recently come to light that the Victorian Government, in their desire to improve the energy efficiency of residential properties, is considering introducing mandatory disclosure...

States Take the Reins on Climate Change
Environment
Thursday September 10 2015

States Take the Reins on Climate Change

With the absence of coherent climate change policy from the Abbott government, Victoria, South Australia and the ACT are picking up the gauntlet.

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Sustainability in Infrastructure
Civil
Wednesday August 19 2015

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Sustainability in Infrastructure

Ask any architect about their main considerations in the design of a new building and you will likely hear about aesthetic, floor space and context.

Finally, Some Good News For Multi-Residential Projects
Green
Tuesday June 16 2015

Finally, Some Good News For Multi-Residential Projects

In a piece of very welcome news, the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) is proposing a revision to the 2016 version of the National Construction Code...

Energy Efficiency Investments in Buildings, Industry and SMEs
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 21 2015

Energy Efficiency Investments in Buildings, Industry and SMEs

The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) has launched its final report, Energy Efficiency – the first fuel for the EU Economy: How to drive new...

Thermal Breaks in Hot Climates?
Buildings
Monday March 30 2015

Thermal Breaks in Hot Climates?

With clear climatic zones across Australia, the benefits of ‘thermal break’ technologies in façades are often difficult to value for commercial offices spaces. Is it time...

The Digital Facades Illuminating Cities After Dark
Commercial
Monday March 16 2015

The Digital Facades Illuminating Cities After Dark

A growing trend is seeing lights and screens installed in facades to bring them to digital life in the evenings.