Those super-simple ideas and cost-effective solutions for sustainable buildings

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Unsung heroes of sustainability

Many sustainable design ideas and innovations, products and philosophies are effective, super-simple and cost-neutral. Romilly Madew sheds some light on these unsung heroes. Read more.

 
 

Are you an ideas person?

Enter your idea or initiative in the Weapons of Mass Creation innovation competition. The winner will be announced at Green Cities 2015. Hurry – entries close 1 December.

Green Star November update

The three things you need to know about Green Star in November – certification changes, updates to Green Star – Interiors and steering committee nominations.

Australia Post

"At Australia Post, we're striving to become leaders in environmental sustainability, driving clean energy and efficiency initiatives across our 1,200 facilities."  says Andrew Sellick, Head of Environment.

GBCA members clean up at Green Globe Awards

Congratulations to GBCA member companies who were finalists and award winners at the annual NSW Green Globe Awards, recognising environmental excellence, leadership and innovation.

Good interior design is more than a couple of pot plants

Biophilic design isn’t simply a matter of opening the blinds and introducing a few potted plants – it’s an evolving field that combines science, design and a touch of magic.

Emissions Reduction Fund update – what you need to know

The GBCA has advocated that the Australian Government’s ERF should provide the best possible opportunities for the property industry.

 
Early bird tickets on sale

Book your Green Cities tickets before 19 December 2014 and save $200. Program highlights include keynote speaker, Larry Beasley CM, the father of the Vancouver model of new urbanism. 17 - 19 Mar 2015.

What do you know about LCA or about sustainable supply chains?

Sustainability in buildings is about much more than good design. Learn how to connect LCA with your supply chain and integrate sustainable procurement into your business operations. Wed 3 Dec.

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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Geelong’s new state-of-the-art library is a spectacular addition to the city’s architectural and cultural landscape. Designed to educate, celebrate cultural heritage and provide a communal place for people, it’s much more than a repository for books.

Making clean energy finance easier

Undertaking energy efficient upgrades or installing renewable energy makes good business sense and for the first time NSW has a guide which puts all the information businesses need in one place.

 
 
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