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World Green Building Week 2017

World Green Building Week started in 2009 to create a more connected, more interactive, more public conversation around the role buildings play in creating our sustainable future.

By working together in the same week all over the world, our message is louder, demonstrates global diversity in activities and creates excitement as people feel part of our growing global community.

 

MAKE YOUR HERO ZERO
This year, the theme is "net zero" buildings - which stems from the World GBC's ground breaking Advancing Net Zero project to ensure ALL buildings produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050

 

Buildings currently account for over a third of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Are you willing to help make a change?

The GBCA will be hosting a series of events across the country during World Green Building Week, 25 September to 1 October, to help us find ways to combat climate change and make all buildings net zero by 2050.

Over the coming weeks, we'll be adding events here as a way for you to stay in the loop ahead of the world's largest green building movement.

Buildings can be heroes in the fight against climate change - and so can you.

#OurHeroIsZero

Want to get involved?

  • Attend one of the events below
  • Register your own event here and we will help you spread the word
  • Get active on social media using @gbcaus #greenbuildingweek 
 

Sydney Member Evening

Wed 27 Sep 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mirvac, 200 George St, Sydney

Join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.

REGISTER NOW

 

 

Melbourne Member Evening

Wed 27 Sep 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jacobs, Level 16, 452 Flinders St, Melbourne

Join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.

REGISTER NOW

 

Perth Member Evening

Wed 27 Sep 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location TBA

Join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes hosted by one of our valued members.

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Brisbane Member Evening

Thurs 28 Sep 2017, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
AECOM, 540 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley

Join us for an expert panel discussion on how we drive solutions forward, before enjoying networking drinks and canapes courtesy of our host, AECOM.

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Green Campus Day

Tue 26 Sep, 2017
Most campuses

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) celebrate WGBW! This is a day where universities and TAFEs across Australia and New Zealand open their doors to the public for sustainable events and tours. The target audience is staff, students, local community members, business and industry representatives and visitors.

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Site Tour: UTS Faculty of Science & Graduate School of Health  

Tue 26 Sep, 2017, 9:00am to 10:00am
UTS Building 7, 15 Broadway, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW

Take a tour of the Six Star Green Star certified building, incorporating innovative daylighting of underground spaces, a green roof, indoor plants, the ‘super lab’ and more.

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Site Tour: Frank Gehry Designed UTS Business School   

Tue 26 Sep, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
UTS Building 8, 14-28 Ultimo Rd, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW  

Take a tour of the Five Star Green Star certified building, incorporating oval classroom, bike facilities, custom designed sustainability signage, stormwater recycling, informal and collaborative learning spaces and more.

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Site Tour: UTS Faculty of Engineering & IT  

Tue 26 Sep, 2017, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
UTS Building 11,  83-117 Broadway, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW 

Take a tour of the Five Star Green Star certified building, incorporating roof-top renewable energy technology, collaborative teaching spaces, under-floor HVAC, green wall, bike facilities, people counters, wireless sensors enabling students to use the building as a ‘living lab’ and more.

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Hero Action Map

Click here to access the WGBW Hero Action Map. This map is a place for you and everyone you know to show how and where in the world you’re participating in WGBW. 

This WGBW, let’s activate as many net zero heroes as we can, together!

 

 

 

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