￼￼In a boost for those undertaking ‘green’ commercial property upgrades, $80 million in funding for Environmental Upgrade Agreements (EUAs) has been committed by The Australian Environmental Upgrade Fund (TAEUF).
Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Chris Duffield and Danny Bishop are looking to raise $5 million in capital to scale up their production of a wireless lighting control system based on a sensor device, smaller than the size of a matchbox, integrated into light fittings.
Facility managers at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey – the home of this weekend’s NFL Super Bowl XLVIII – are making sure the catering and associated activities are the greenest possible.
The world’s largest solar bridge, opened at London Blackfriars train station last week, has 4,400 photovoltaic panels which span the River Thames and are set to produce 900,000 kWh of energy annually. That’s enough to provide 50 percent of the station’s energy or, in typically English fashion, “to make almost 80,000 cups of tea a day”.
Not-for-profit e-waste recycling service TechCollect is focusing its efforts on the corporate world this year in an effort to cut the unsafe and environmentally unfriendly disposal of large volumes of computer and IT e-waste.
A collaboration between Onyx Solar and The George Washington University has led to a world-first achievement with the installation of a walkable, solar panelled sidewalk at the university campus.
The Bowden development, which will eventually be home to around 90 Green Star rated buildings, has been awarded a five-star Green Star Rating before the first new building has even been completed.
A 12-month trial that lets residents earn points to claim discounts and special offers by recycling has been launched by the City of Melbourne.
The 2013 CitySwitch Green Office Awards winners, recognised for leading the way with energy efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions, have been announced.
The International Green Gown Awards have highlighted the world-class efforts of the Australian tertiary education sector in becoming more sustainable, with the University of Wollongong and Sunshine Coast TAFE taking two of the three top honours.
A new report released by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) shares how high-performance green schools can deliver high-performance students.
The Growing Green Guide for Melbourne team have released the draft version of Victoria’s Guide to Green Roofs, Walls and Facades, which aims to help propel the development of more green roofs, walls and facades in Victoria.
A 200-kilowatt solar thermal plant – the largest solar thermal plant on a winery in Australasia – has been installed at De Bortoli.
After more than two years of industry engagement, the Green Building Council of Australia has launched the Green Star – Performance rating tool.
A new app from Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes aims to overcome the hurdles to industrial waste heat recovery.