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
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?
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?
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
In the midst of Australia’s concrete jungles, there are green shoots of hope.
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
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
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
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) says sustainable schools deliver high-performing students and is encouraging more schools to go green.