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Hot yoga not so cool for the planet

Hot yoga might seem like an oh-so-hip and enlightened way to keep fit, but according to research by The Footprint Company, the average studio is potentially making life sweatier for…

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Home aircon use set to explode by 750 per cent

It sounds like a vicious cycle. Increased temperatures leading to more airconditioning, leading to more energy use, leading to more carbon emissions, leading to increased temperatures.

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NSW to take action on building certification failure

Developers of deemed high-risk projects in NSW could have the ability to select their own building certifier taken away as part of sweeping changes to the building certification system designed…

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Dr Lisa McDonald

Ergon: Time-of-use electricity tariffs don’t work

A senior product manager from one of Australia’s biggest electricity suppliers has admitted an unpleasant truth that electricity market reformers have ignored for years: household customers don’t want time-of-use tariffs…

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Monash University is hiring a Sustainable Development Planner within the Buildings and Property Division at its Clayton, Melbourne campus. The Sustainable Development Planner will: develop and oversee the University’s operational…

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Ark Resources: ESD Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sustainability Engineer/Building Scientist to advise on sustainable solutions for a wide range of new development projects.

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City of Sydney: Sustainability Programs Coordinator

The Sustainability Programs Coordinator – BBP is responsible for delivering the City’s flagship Better Buildings Partnership program that facilitates the improved environmental performance of the office sector within the City of Sydney.

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Home aircon use set to explode by 750 per cent

It sounds like a vicious cycle. Increased temperatures leading to more airconditioning, leading to more energy use, leading to more carbon emissions, leading to increased temperatures.

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History repeats as green ban placed on Sirius

Losing the Sirius building at The Rocks would be a loss of the diversity and interesting architecture so strongly sought by the kinds of tech companies the NSW government says…

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Book review: Hyperlocalization of Architecture

Australian architects are “the most avant garde in the world when it comes to integrating environmental vision in building design at almost every scale,” according to LEED accredited Passive House…

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Handbook launched for healthy, energy-efficient homes

By Willow Aliento

31 July 2014 — We typically spend at least a third of our lives in our homes, but while there have been many studies done into the impact of sustainable environments in the workplace, the domestic realm has not had the same degree of attention. A new book by interior designer Melissa Wittig from Healthy Interiors and sustainability consultant Danielle King from Green Moves Australia aims to fill the residential information gap and provide a blueprint for creating energy efficient and healthy homes.

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yoga_hatha

Hot yoga not so cool for the planet

Hot yoga might seem like an oh-so-hip and enlightened way to keep fit, but according to research by The Footprint Company, the average studio is potentially making life sweatier for…

aircon-boxes

Home aircon use set to explode by 750 per cent

It sounds like a vicious cycle. Increased temperatures leading to more airconditioning, leading to more energy use, leading to more carbon emissions, leading to increased temperatures.

1
construction-worker-at-site

NSW to take action on building certification failure

Developers of deemed high-risk projects in NSW could have the ability to select their own building certifier taken away as part of sweeping changes to the building certification system designed…

Jobs News

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Our pick of jobs this week

Monash University is hiring a Sustainable Development Planner within the Buildings and Property Division at its Clayton, Melbourne campus. The Sustainable Development Planner will: develop and oversee the University’s operational…

ark-resources-logo

Ark Resources: ESD Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sustainability Engineer/Building Scientist to advise on sustainable solutions for a wide range of new development projects.

cos2030_hor_rgb

City of Sydney: Sustainability Programs Coordinator

The Sustainability Programs Coordinator – BBP is responsible for delivering the City’s flagship Better Buildings Partnership program that facilitates the improved environmental performance of the office sector within the City of Sydney.

Events News

Dr Lisa McDonald

Ergon: Time-of-use electricity tariffs don’t work

A senior product manager from one of Australia’s biggest electricity suppliers has admitted an unpleasant truth that electricity market reformers have ignored for years: household customers don’t want time-of-use tariffs…

ebooks

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yoga_hatha

Hot yoga not so cool for the planet

Hot yoga might seem like an oh-so-hip and enlightened way to keep fit, but according to research by The Footprint Company, the average studio is potentially making life sweatier for…

Home aircon use set to explode by 750 per cent

It sounds like a vicious cycle. Increased temperatures leading to more airconditioning, leading to more energy use, leading to more carbon emissions, leading to increased temperatures.

1

Our pick of jobs this week

Monash University is hiring a Sustainable Development Planner within the Buildings and Property Division at its Clayton, Melbourne campus. The Sustainable Development Planner will: develop and oversee the University’s operational…

See More »

Building

yoga_hatha

Hot yoga not so cool for the planet

Hot yoga might seem like an oh-so-hip and enlightened way to keep fit, but according to research by The Footprint Company, the average studio is potentially making life sweatier for…

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