Category Archives: Green buildings

13 October 2014: Energy used to be seen as a relatively low, stable expenditure for companies, but due to steadily rising costs now has a significant impact on profits. ClimateWorks Australia’s new report, Energy Management and Company Competitiveness, finds that improving energy performance can reduce the increase in energy costs by about half for the.
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3 October 2014: Standards Australia has published three new Australian energy audit standards. The Australian Standards replace AS/NZS 3598:2000, Energy audits, and assist organisations to decide on the appropriate type of audit for their activities. Energy audits are an integral part of the energy management process. They determine how efficiently energy is being consumed, identify energy.
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The Australian Government Department of Industry has appointed ACIL Allen Consulting to undertake an independent review of the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program. CBD_BEEC-960The purpose of the review is to assess the CBD Program’s objectives, the effectiveness of the program in promoting energy efficiency and its interaction.
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Case-study_The-Corso-at-North-LakesCorso North Lakes is one of Australia’s first public Green Star buildings with a five star rating.  It is Moreton Bay Regional Council’s new $45 million community and commercial complex located at 10 The Corso, North Lakes. The state-of-the-art facility opened on Saturday 13 September, 2014 showcasing a.
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June 2014: Swinburne’s innovative new Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC) is open for use and allowing students to collaboratively work and learn in an environmentally friendly space. swinburne1 With floors one to six, including classrooms, laboratories and café-style lounge recently open‌ing, Swinburne’s second 5-star Green Star building,.
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