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Online NABERS + CBD Conference 2020

Clear your diary on 16 July for the online NABERS + CBD Conference, with a speaker lineup that’s packed with the leaders driving sustainability in the built environment such as…

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Looking for savings? Energy efficiency is the best place to start 

It’s great to see property companies setting themselves ambitious emissions reduction targets, says Buildings Alive chief executive officer Craig Roussac, but are they making the most of the easiest, cheapest tactic to cut emissions: using less energy?

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Romeciti set to launch its second “green building” in Macquarie Park

Sydney based developer Romeciti has agreed to pay more than $40 million to buy a second site for its “Green and Smart” residential project offering at Macquarie Park, 28 kilometres north west of Sydney. The deal follows  lengthy negotiations with the owners of 36 strata title units to amalgamate the site.

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Sustainable Equipment Hire a Shared Resource

The rise of sustainable urban infrastructure is set to continue, supported by state-of-the-art construction machinery and equipment.

Is your job to make healthy places in NSW? If so take this survey

It’s been well documented by The Fifth Estate that where you live and work shapes how easy it is to buy healthy food, use active transport, and make social connections. The evidence is clear. But how do we make places that improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for all?

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Australia’s iconic water tank making waves as an urban favourite

There’s something deeply iconic about the galvanised water tank in Australian architecture. It’s a practical response to the need to save water, and at the same time a symbol of a growing sensitivity to the need for a more sustainable way of life.

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Sustainable Australia Fund launches next generation environmental upgrade loans

Loans for environmental upgrades have come a long way in the past 10 years. Owners can now enjoy one of three tailored products, including the Capital Fund, which becomes part of a developer’s capital stack, reduces cost and provides a greater return on equity.