The new Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Health building, part of the University of Technology Sydney’s billion-dollar city campus master plan, has won a 6 Star Green Star Design rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the US-based Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) have partnered with an aim to showcase Australia’s certified green buildings and future possibilities to global investors and decision-makers.
Speaking at the GreenCities conference in Melbourne earlier this year, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) chairman Jillian Broadbent (AO) said that integrated technology innovations are unlocking new opportunities for the property sector.
According to a recent report by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), the energy consumption of the Federal Government’s office buildings and assets equates to almost 1.8 million tonnes of carbon and 7.8 million gigajoules of energy per year. Improving the energy efficiency of these buildings could not only save thousands of tonnes of carbon, but also save millions in taxpayer dollars every year.
The Australia Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) in association with the Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ) recently announced the launch of the Australasian EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) Programme. The scheme will be officially launched at the ‘Life Cycle Design – A solid foundation for sustainable buildings’ seminar to be held during the DesignBUILD expo in Sydney on Wednesday 29 April.
The Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has been awarded the inaugural 4 Star Green Star – Communities rating for the Brisbane Airport site, comprising 2700 hectares of land which is aimed to house more than 50 commercial office, mixed use, retail and industrial buildings.
As Queenslanders head to the polls, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is calling on all political parties to outline their vision for a stronger, more sustainable state.
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.
171 Collins Street is the first premium building and the second largest Victorian building to receive the 6 Star Green Star – Office As Built v2 certified rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
171 Collins Street is the first premium building and the second-largest Victorian building to receive the 6 Star Green Star – Office As Built v2 certified rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).
The Global GreenTag Cleaning Product Standard has been recently recognised by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) for their Green Star Performance rating tool ‘Green Cleaning’ credit.
The efforts of many members of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) have been recognised at the 2014 Green Globe Awards – an event celebrating environmental excellence, leadership and innovation in New South Wales.
Why green procurement is becoming increasingly important and how to overcome the obstacles to green procurement are shared by DAVID BAGGS, CEO and program director of Global GreenTag.
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.
A new report released by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) shares how high-performance green schools can deliver high-performance students.