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.
After more than two years of industry engagement, the Green Building Council of Australia has launched the Green Star – Performance rating tool.
Green Star Interiors :: Flying Start enables owners of commercial property to use the base building’s standards of environmental performance to attract green-minded tenants.
After a two-year pilot period, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has released the Green Star – Public Building v1 rating tool.
The Barangaroo South project has been accepted as a pilot project for the Green Star – Communities Pilot rating tool.
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.
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.
CETEC’s ADAM GARNYS discusses the state of indoor environment quality (IEQ) in Australia, questions where the responsibility for IEQ lies and debates how a balance can be created for better IEQ in the long run.
The University of Tasmania’s new Medical Science 2 (MS2) building is the first educational building in Tasmania to achieve a Green Star rating.
A new rating tool to assess the interior fitout of any building type has been launched by the Green Building Council of Australia.
Interface, which presented at Total Facilities 2012 on the subject, explains how to distinguish reliable green claims from fake ones and how to get a better understanding of the real environmental impacts.
A retirement living clubhouse and a state-of-the-art library, community centre and office complex are the first projects in Australia to achieve Green Star – Public Building ratings.
A student residential development at Monash University is the first multi-unit residential project in Australia to achieve a Green Star rating for sustainable construction.