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Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems
Green
Friday February 23 2018

Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems

How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star?

Life Cycle Assessment for Buildings is Taking off Globally
Green
Tuesday February 13 2018

Life Cycle Assessment for Buildings is Taking off Globally

Life cycle assessment is increasingly being used worldwide to quantify the environmental performance of buildings, set impact reduction targets, and ensure a safe environment for future...

Achieving Net (or Nearly) Zero Buildings
Green
Wednesday November 8 2017

Achieving Net (or Nearly) Zero Buildings

How much progress has been made in achieving net zero buildings? And will this approach help us meet our Paris Climate Change Agreement commitment of net...

What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?
Green
Thursday July 27 2017

What Ratings Scheme Should I Use?

There are at least eight ratings schemes available for home owners, designers, builders and developers to use to determine how ‘green’ their building or site is,...

How Do We Build Smart Cities from the Start?
Urban Planning
Friday June 16 2017

How Do We Build Smart Cities from the Start?

“It is important to invest in infrastructure, but we have to make the right choices on projects, as part of a broader economic growth strategy,” Treasurer...

WELL Ratings the Next Big Evolution in Buildings
Green
Tuesday March 28 2017

WELL Ratings the Next Big Evolution in Buildings

There's no question buildings affect our health, and WELL ratings help to ensure they improve occupants' well-being and boost productivity.

Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products
Green
Tuesday February 7 2017

Sustainability with Modern Masonry Products

In recent years, multiple factors have converged to create increasing demand for green and sustainable buildings. Stricter building codes, along with LEED and other building performance...

Coming Changes to Green Star: Air Tightness
Buildings
Friday December 16 2016

Coming Changes to Green Star: Air Tightness

The Green Building Council of Australia has worked hard for over a decade to change the way buildings are built in this country. Their influence is...

Have Your Say on the Evolution of Green Star
Green
Wednesday December 7 2016

Have Your Say on the Evolution of Green Star

The latest updates to Green Star promise to accelerate action on climate change, incentivise new industries and encourage market leaders to push the innovation envelope.