The Barangaroo South project has been accepted as a pilot project for the Green Star – Communities Pilot rating tool.
DR MIREK PIECHOWSKI from Meinhardt Australia reveals how an improved investment outcome can be achieved when embarking on a sustainable refurbishment.
Facility Management congratulates the winner of its Feb-Mar 2013 competition, who has won up to $1200 worth of sensors, including design/consultation time.
Now in its seventh year, last week’s Green Cities conference focused on sustainability within the built environment. JO LEEDER reports the highlights.
The PCNZ/IPD’s new Green Property Investment Index provides a measure of investment performance across office buildings that have been awarded a Green Star rating.
Enter to win up to $1200.00 worth of sensors, including design/consultation time, courtesy of iAutomation and Facility Management.
The GPT Group shares how it transformed its existing head office in the MLC Centre into a green, collaborative 21st century workplace and realised the highest satisfaction rating among its employees compared to any other office measured in Australia.
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.
Solar panels, carbon neutral operations and a comprehensive suite of energy efficient equipment initiatives gave Sydney businesses the winning edge at the CitySwitch Green Office Awards for office energy efficiency.
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.
Total Facilities 2012 speaker, DAVID CHOKOLICH from GHD provides guidance on how to prepare an HVAC maintenance strategy, how to assess the capability of a BMS and how to maintain an HVAC system’s optimisation.