Why We Must Act to Count the Cost of Embodied Carbon
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The energy trap: Sustainable homes hold the key
You’ve heard of the rent trap, the debt trap and the poverty trap. But there’s another trap which plays a part in all of these: the...
Australia Must Enhance Biodiversity in our Urban Environment
In 1996, an aerial view of three standard residential blocks in the City of Whitehorse in Melbourne’s middle-eastern suburbs showed about 20 different trees each reaching...
Not All Green Walls are Really Green or Safe
Not all ‘green walls’ being placed in homes throughout Australia are genuinely ‘living’ whilst some may be harmful for the environment or may even cause fire...
Paramatta Shows How to Cool City Streets by 2 Degrees Celsius
Critical areas of a major street in Paramatta could be cooled by up to two degrees Celsius after a study found that increasing greenery and shading...
Behind Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Facility
“We’ve been talking for five or ten minutes now but we haven’t seen a parcel go past. Can’t we just turn it off?”
New frontiers and Inspiring Innovations in Green Building
Over the last month, our national series of Green Building Days have showcased the industry innovations across the built environment to boost energy efficiency, propel the...
Australia’s Property Sector Must Step Up on Paris Agreement
Back in December 2015, 174 countries and the European Union agreed to limit the increase in global average temperatures to well below two degrees Celsius above...
PVC Recycling in Hospitals Program Targets 150-hospitals
Since its launch in 2009, the innovative waste management and recycling program has grown to operate in 138 hospitals throughout Australia and New Zealand. It is...
VIC:Zero Net Carbon Homes to Rise in Melbourne
A call has gone out for environmentally-aware builders wanting to join a low-carbon revolution on Melbourne's outskirts.
DHA’s Liv Apartments recognised as a One Planet Community
The Liv Apartments development in Freemantle has become WA's third property development to be recognised as a One Planet Community.
Report Highlights Significance of a Strong Property Sector
As a landmark report and campaign underscores the significance of Australia’s property industry to jobs and economic prosperity.