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Designing Healthcare Facilities to Recycle
Public
Tuesday March 7 2017

Designing Healthcare Facilities to Recycle

Over the past five years or so, some 95 healthcare facilities across Australia and New Zealand have started to recycle PVC medical products and other recyclables...

Waterproofing Construction Joints
Commercial
Tuesday February 14 2017

Waterproofing Construction Joints

Concrete is an indispensable building material, used worldwide for all types of structures. Durable in a wide variety of applications and site conditions, cit can nonetheless...

Can We Cure Noise Pollution
Business
Thursday April 28 2016

Can We Cure Noise Pollution

Our five senses, sight, touch, taste, smell, and hearing are amazing; they help us navigate through the world and allow us to enjoy and savour life...

PVC Gets Godfather’s Blessing – Sort Of
Green
Thursday January 21 2016

PVC Gets Godfather’s Blessing – Sort Of

I can’t imagine anyone in the building sector not being aware of the ruckus that has surrounded PVC in Australia and globally since the mid-1990s.

Closing The Loop on Building and Construction Waste
Green
Thursday January 7 2016

Closing The Loop on Building and Construction Waste

It was good news to read recently that a local carpet tile manufacturer has taken the opportunity in building a new factory to provide space for...

Preparing Green Star As Built Submission Documentation
Green
Wednesday January 6 2016

Preparing Green Star As Built Submission Documentation

To ensure your documentation for the Green Star As Built submission is in order, the management of templates and processes need to be in place.

The Hidden Dangers of Electrical Work
Buildings
Friday December 11 2015

The Hidden Dangers of Electrical Work

We have all heard about the dangers of electricity but what about the hidden dangers faced by electricians in the building industry?

Approaches to Sustainability: the Carrot or the Stick?
Green
Wednesday February 18 2015

Approaches to Sustainability: the Carrot or the Stick?

In the 14 years since Sydney’s green Olympics and the subsequent establishment of the Green Building Council of Australia, there has been a significant change in...

Buildings
Nov 6 2018
Why Australians Should Choose Higher-performing uPVC Windows

Windows play a vital role in regulating temperatures of buildings and their overall energy efficiency, whatever the climate. Energy efficiency is not just about preserving heating...

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Green
Aug 1 2018
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...

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Public
Jun 6 2018
PVC Recycling in Hospital Leads by Example

The Vinyl Council of Australia has confirmed that its expanding PVC Recycling in Hospitals program remains unaffected by changes in international waste management policies, including China’s...

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