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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,...

NABERS Seeks Feedback on Governance Overhaul
Green
Thursday February 9 2017

NABERS Seeks Feedback on Governance Overhaul

Responsibility for governance of Australia’s most commonly used building environmental performance rating scheme would move from two groups to three under proposed changes with regard to...

Are Green Building Rating Tools Failing Nature?
Green
Thursday June 23 2016

Are Green Building Rating Tools Failing Nature?

There are a range of green building rating tools available in Australia and around the world, from BREEAM in Europe, LEED in the US, and Green...

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...

How to Stop Buildings from Falling Through the ‘Green Gap’
Green
Thursday May 26 2016

How to Stop Buildings from Falling Through the ‘Green Gap’

Around 80,000 buildings in Australia have fallen through the ‘green gap’ and are missing out on retrofit opportunities that would improve their energy productivity, resilience and...

How to Create a Culture of Innovation
Environment
Friday January 22 2016

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Innovation is the secret to sustainability success, but in an industry that can be slow to embrace change, how do we encourage new sustainable ideas, behaviours...

Do Energy Rating Tools Support High Performance Design?
Green
Monday January 18 2016

Do Energy Rating Tools Support High Performance Design?

There is still much evidence to be gathered and work to be done on current energy rating tools in order to develop the next generation for...

10 Green Building Megatrends from the “Godfather of Green”
Green
Tuesday January 12 2016

10 Green Building Megatrends from the “Godfather of Green”

Green building is facing a number of changes, according to “The Godfather of Green,” Jerry Yudelson. A LEED fellow and former president of the Green Globes...

A New Strategy for Performance-Based Solutions
Buildings
Thursday October 22 2015

A New Strategy for Performance-Based Solutions

Performance-based solutions are a new buzzword in the industry, with the National Construction Code a key driver.