Mayor Gavin Newsom has announced that the Department of Building Inspection is finalising a new directive that gives priority permit review to all new and renovated buildings that qualify for the LEED Gold rating or equivalent.
You hear rumours, much like urban myths, about incredible city office spaces - yet most of the time the reality is disappointing. Not so with Lend Lease's premises in Sydney's historic Millers Point.
On Tuesday 26 September 2006 the Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources, Senator Ian Macfarlane, announced Townsville as Australia's second Solar City.
Green building has arrived on the scene in real estate circles nationwide as energy commodity costs hit new highs and global warming concerns make the headlines.
Planning a holiday? Here are some suggestions for treading lightly on the earth while having a great time.
This week the Property Council launched the Sustainability Tools Pathway, providing a guide to building rating tools around Australia.
Want to do something to help stop global warming? Here are 10 simple things you can do and how much carbon dioxide you'll save by doing them.
When a film about climate change featuring Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth, was shown in Parliament House in Canberra on Monday night, even the enviro-sceptics and climate change flat-earthers were shocked. Climate change requires determined government action and a change...
With funding under the Australian Government's $75 million Solar Cities initiative, the Adelaide Solar City consortium is working with industry, businesses and the local community to rethink the way they produce and use energy.