GBCA Green Star 2014 roundup


The Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA) Green Star rating saw a 43 percent increase in certifications in the last year, with 150 projects during 2014 compared to 105 in 2013. The increase is evident of the property and construction industry’s continuous shift towards sustainability.

Sustainable schools make sense and cents


The classroom environment can affect a child’s academic progress over a year by as much as 25 percent. ROBIN MELLON of the GBCA explains why green schools make sense and shares some quick wins any facility could implement.