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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...

Are Hotels Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities?
Green
Friday July 28 2017

Are Hotels Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities?

Sustainability is an increasingly important part of doing business in the hospitality industry, particularly since 21 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions from the tourism...

Builders in India Pledge to Build “Green” Homes
Green
Wednesday July 26 2017

Builders in India Pledge to Build “Green” Homes

India's top builders have pledged to make at least a fifth of their new housing developments sustainable by 2022, as the country looks to tap sectors...

Ensuring Safety in Green Retrofits
Green
Thursday May 25 2017

Ensuring Safety in Green Retrofits

Many homeowners plan to retrofit their home to save their electricity bill, but green retrofits, if not planned properly, will cause safety hazards to both the...

ISO 20400 to Guide Sustainable Procurement
Green
Sunday May 14 2017

ISO 20400 to Guide Sustainable Procurement

The International Organisation for Standardisation, ISO, has recently released ISO 20400, the world’s first international standard for sustainable procurement. According to ISO, businesses that embrace sustainable...

NatHERS Fails to Capture the Benefits of Earth Homes
Residential
Wednesday April 19 2017

NatHERS Fails to Capture the Benefits of Earth Homes

Nothing more clearly points to the failure of Australia’s residential energy efficiency policy and rating scheme than what we witnessed in the summer of 2016/17.

Sydney’s New ICC Shows Off Technology and Green Credentials
Commercial
Tuesday December 6 2016

Sydney’s New ICC Shows Off Technology and Green Credentials

In today’s global business climate, convention centres compete globally. Facilities perceived as dated or lacking in technology and sustainability will be passed over for newer facilities.

How Going Green Can Help Your Bottom Line
Green
Tuesday November 15 2016

How Going Green Can Help Your Bottom Line

The many benefits of moving towards more sustainable products and business practices are obvious – but how many people associate sustainability with savings?

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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