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New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes
Residential
Tuesday February 13 2018

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes

Simple energy efficiency improvements in new housing stock can slash energy bills, cut Australia’s emissions by 10.8 million tonnes, and deliver comfortable and resilient homes, finds...

Vancouver Honour’s Best in Urban Design
Business
Tuesday May 10 2016

Vancouver Honour’s Best in Urban Design

Henriquez Partners Architects were honoured with three awards and Durante Kreuk Ltd at the 2016 Vancouver Urban Design Awards, which recognize and celebrate excellence in architecture...

Zero-carbon Housing ‘May Save South Australia Billions’
Residential
Thursday April 7 2016

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.

NatHERS Scheme Based on Untested Premise: CSIRO
Green
Thursday March 17 2016

NatHERS Scheme Based on Untested Premise: CSIRO

Australia has a star rating system, administered by the Federal Government, known as NatHERS. Stars sound very clear and positive. However, there is a bit of...

Melbourne Approves Twin 79-storey Skyscrapers
Business
Tuesday March 15 2016

Melbourne Approves Twin 79-storey Skyscrapers

Queens Place, which has won state government approval, will be among the city’s tallest structures.

Passive House: The Value of a Healthy Home
Green
Tuesday March 15 2016

Passive House: The Value of a Healthy Home

I’m not sure I could find anybody, should I try, who would openly and readily agree that the type of home they want to live in...

Australia’s Opportunity to Unlock Medium Density Housing
Residential
Tuesday March 8 2016

Australia’s Opportunity to Unlock Medium Density Housing

If anyone wanted to find out what’s wrong with the way housing markets and new housing provision is working throughout major cities in Australia, all they...

Time to Take an Active Interest in Passive Houses
Residential
Thursday March 3 2016

Time to Take an Active Interest in Passive Houses

An interesting building and design conference was recently held in Melbourne. Guest speakers included architects, builders, engineers and building physics experts from Germany, the US and...

Passive House Standards Make Net-Zero Easier
Green
Thursday February 11 2016

Passive House Standards Make Net-Zero Easier

Despite persistent low energy prices, building energy efficiency continues to improve, at least partly due to regulations, such as the European Buildings Directive, which will require...

Green
Mar 27 2018
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.

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