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Key Lessons Needed to Drive Green Building Movements Forward
Green
Wednesday June 13 2018

Key Lessons Needed to Drive Green Building Movements Forward

Since the inception of the first green building council in 1993 (the United States Green Building Council), the push toward sustainable practices in construction has gathered...

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes
Residential
Tuesday February 13 2018

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes

Simple energy efficiency improvements in new housing stock can slash energy bills, cut Australia’s emissions by 10.8 million tonnes, and deliver comfortable and resilient homes, finds...

Is a Carbon Zero Utopia Just Around the Corner?
Energy
Tuesday July 4 2017

Is a Carbon Zero Utopia Just Around the Corner?

Increasing anxiety about energy prices, power blackouts forcing us to question energy security, and disunity around the commitments made in Paris make it easy to be...

Can We Reach the Global Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050?
Environment
Thursday April 27 2017

Can We Reach the Global Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050?

An ambitious global target could see buildings reach a net zero emissions standard by the year 2050, but is this goal realistic?

Green Shoots in a Concrete Jungle
Green
Wednesday April 5 2017

Green Shoots in a Concrete Jungle

In the midst of Australia’s concrete jungles, there are green shoots of hope.

Sustainable Development Trends Are Improving the Built Environment
Green
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.

Design Elements Directly Impact Human Health
Public
Tuesday August 9 2016

Design Elements Directly Impact Human Health

In developed countries today, people spend the vast majority of their time indoors. Consequently, the design and construction of those interior spaces have powerful effects on...

Building for Efficiency Is Big Business
Green
Tuesday June 14 2016

Building for Efficiency Is Big Business

The recent Green Buildings Day in Melbourne, hosted by the Green Building Council of Australia, showed how building with efficiency in mind is taking a larger...

Why Sustainable Schools Produce High Performing Students
Green
Wednesday September 23 2015

Why Sustainable Schools Produce High Performing Students

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) says sustainable schools deliver high-performing students and is encouraging more schools to go green.