DR MIREK PIECHOWSKI from Meinhardt Australia reveals how an improved investment outcome can be achieved when embarking on a sustainable refurbishment.
THOMAS WITTERSEH from the Danish Technological Institute shares what needs to be taken into consideration to ensure fitouts do not negatively affect building occupants’ health.
A store’s newly installed LED lighting is expected to shave more than 22 percent off its annual electricity bill and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by over 105 tonnes a year.
New South Wales Health has released three new documents relating to cleaning that include KPIs for measuring performance and sample audit scoresheets.
An advanced facade cleaning system has been introduced to Perth.
NINA JAMES from the New South Wales executive committee for Green Roofs Australasia discusses the incentives for green roofs and how the disincentives can be surmounted.
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has launched a new cleaning products standard that will replace GECA 17-2007 Cleaning Products, GECA 17-2012.
The first two Green Star – As Built ratings for industrial facilities are positive proof that industrial facilities can be truly sustainable, The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) believes.
A clear thermal insulation and mould resistance coating that insulates and reduces energy use in an easy to apply, environmentally friendly liquid coating is now available.
Air Change shares how Gold Coast University Hospital’s HVAC system was designed to cater for the high humidity of the hospital’s subtropical location.
Australian beef exporter, Kilcoy Pastoral Company is improving its productivity, reducing costs and enhancing competitiveness through an air compressor system upgrade.
Garden products supplier, Richgro will soon meet all its power needs by harnessing ground-breaking waste-to-energy technology to recycle organic waste.
A new partnership between Social Firms Australia and, e-waste recycling company, MRI is assisting companies and local government to meet the new requirements of the National Waste Policy.
A refurbishment project at the heritage-listed former School of Mines building in the Victorian gold-mining town of Castlemaine will improve the building’s sustainability.
Wood and pulp legality is becoming a larger concern and will have an impact on tissue suppliers and facilities managers, according to DARRAGN BRENNAN, sustainability manager for Solaris Paper.