03 Jun 2013
Green Star-rated buildings produce around a third of the emissions and use about a third of the electricity compared to the average Australian building, according to a new report.
29 May 2013
Sustainability and Heritage guidelines released by the Victorian State Government recommend heating and cooling retrofit technology based on residential assets’ heritage type.
21 May 2013
Categories: Processes and Tools
The Green Building Council of Australia is updating its base building design and construction Green Star rating tools, and is calling for Technical Advisory Group and reference panel applications as part of the initial stages.
09 May 2013
The Property Council welcomes today’s release of the Sustainable Australia Report, which highlights the challenges of sustainable growth in the face of an ageing and growing population.
30 Apr 2013
Categories: Sustainable Commercial Buildings
A 70 kilowatt electrical (kWe) cogeneration system has been installed at Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel.
19 Apr 2013
Categories: Sustainable Resource Use Sectors: Developers, Builders, Designers
BIM promises, and it's mostly accepted that it delivers, significant costs savings, even though it’s not understood how these savings will eventuate, who owns these cost savings today, or who will benefit in future.
08 Apr 2013
More than one million houses nationally have solar power systems installed as of March 2013, according to the Clean Energy Council.
01 Apr 2013
Daniel Grollo has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Leadership in Sustainability Prize at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.
25 Mar 2013
Categories: Sustainable Commercial Buildings Sectors: Owners
Eureka Funds Management, City of Sydney and Frasers Property have signed an EUA for a $26.5 million retrofit of the Central Park development at Sydney’s Broadway.
20 Mar 2013
Categories: Sustainable Commercial Buildings Sectors: Designers
An Olympic stadium has been designed for Tokyo, with a transparent, solar PV-paneled roof and rainwater collection system.