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Re-imagining Commercial Office Basement Car Parks
Commercial
Thursday August 9 2018

Re-imagining Commercial Office Basement Car Parks

Take a lift down to the basement at Mirvac’s EY Centre at 200 George Street in Sydney and you see something unusual.

Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard
Commercial
Wednesday July 25 2018

Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard

Over recent years, Australia has improved the environmental quality of new construction in commercial buildings through NABERS ratings and the Green Star standard.

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...

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green
Friday June 8 2018

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study

Green infrastructure - from more cycle lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health and productivity, according to research.

5 Reasons Why Passive House Isn’t a Silver Bullet
Green
Wednesday January 10 2018

5 Reasons Why Passive House Isn’t a Silver Bullet

Passive House is pretty hot (pun intended) in the design/built environment world at the moment, but there are some aspects of the building, site and precinct...

Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
Green
Tuesday December 12 2017

Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?

Most people already know the benefits of thermal insulation, but what about the environmental impacts of the actual insulation material, or how a building’s structure affects...

Developing Affordable Passive Houses
Green
Wednesday November 15 2017

Developing Affordable Passive Houses

A new house in a Melbourne suburban street has demonstrated that affordable Passive House construction looks within reach in Australia.

The Revolution of Open Source Science:  Calculating Tree Heath
Landscaping
Tuesday November 14 2017

The Revolution of Open Source Science: Calculating Tree Heath

Calculating a functional value for trees is the next big game changer in urban forestry.

Energy
Sep 18 2018
Greens $9 Billion Energy Wish for Victoria

Victoria will be totally reliant on renewable energy by 2030 under a $9 billion plan released by the Greens, if the party wields any power after...

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Green
Mar 15 2018
Retrofitting Homes to Improve Energy Ratings and Reduce Emissions

University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.

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Residential
Feb 13 2018
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.

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