Building

Adani – a consultant’s moral dilemma or no brainer?

If your company was offered a mega-profitable commission on Adani’s Carmichael coal mine* in Queensland would you turn it down due to the environmental damage it will cause, or would you take the cash?

How to bring the benefits of solar to renters

All-Energy Conference: A Sydney-based social enterprise has developed a model to unlock solar for renters in houses and apartments, providing access to much cheaper energy and, importantly, a return on investment for property owners.

Frasers nabs first 6 Star industrial rating

Frasers Property Australia has become the first company to get a 6 Star Green Star rating for an industrial property, with its supersite on the aptly named Efficient Drive in West Park Industrial Estate, Truganina, 22 kilometres west of Melbourne.

How to choose the best windows for your building

They say windows are the eyes of a building – and your eyes are a window to your soul. To help your buildings’ windows best serve the needs of its occupants, the UK’s NHBC Foundation has released a special guide.

Labor pressures government to ban PE cladding

Federal Labor is pressuring the Turnbull government to announce a ban on flammable polyethylene (PE) cladding, ahead of Friday’s meeting of the Building Ministers’ Forum.

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Governments have burnt up trust on cladding

The failure of all three tiers of government to deal with the problems associated with non-complying aluminium cladding has created a massive trust deficit amongst strata owners who’ve been left to pick up the tab for a problem of others’ creation.