Australia’s Pathway to a NetZero Building Code
Back in 2010, Australia had its last significant upgrade to the stringency of energy efficiency requirements in respect of both residential and commercial buildings under the...
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...
Low Carbon Cities: From Pipe Dreams to Reality
A few decades ago, zero to low carbon cities that are sustainable and energy efficient were something of a pipe dream, but now they are becoming...
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?
Big Buildings, Small Footprints
Is it possible to achieve a net zero energy building, or NZEB, at scale?
Beware “Greenwashing” Buzz Words like Net Zero and Carbon Offset
Increasingly, we hear claims that buildings are “green” or sustainable, with carbon neutral impacts and the like.
Victoria Aims to Be Net Zero by Mid-century
The 2015 Independent Review of the Climate Change Act 2010 has prompted the adoption of bold measures by Victoria's Andrews government.
Can Compliance Get Us on Track to Net Zero?
After years of talk, 195 countries have sealed the deal on the Paris Agreement on climate change, and have promised to keep global warming to well...
Zero-carbon Housing ‘May Save South Australia Billions’
A zero-carbon housing policy could generate billions of dollars for South Australia's economy, researchers say.
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...
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.