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Community housing gets an efficiency boost with CEFC finance

More than 200 energy efficient low-income and affordable homes are set to be built by not-for-profit community housing provider SGCH under an Australian-first agreement reached with the Clean Energy Finance…

IIG sees green building strategy success with Kingsgate

Impact Investment Group’s Kingsgate commercial office in Brisbane has received a 6 Star Green Star As Built v3 rating, with the development part of an investment strategy focused on buildings…

New sustainable developer targets the luxury market

A new luxury apartment development in Sydney’s eastern suburbs also promises to be one of the country’s most sustainable, being the city’s first multi-resi project to go for both 6…

Green Star gets tough on emissions reductions

Buildings may soon be required to cut carbon emissions to 40 per cent below business as usual to qualify for a 6 Star Green Star rating, under sweeping changes now…

Frasers makes bid to bring WELL out of CBD

Frasers Property Australia is making a bid to bring the WELL Building Standard out of the CBD, with the $9.8 million fit out of its new head office at the…

Green Star and WELL to become better buddies

A new guidance document will work to better align the Green Star and WELL Building Standard tools, promising better health and sustainability outcomes. The Green Star and WELL Building Standard:…

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Green Star rises to the decarbonisation challenge

November will see the launch of three radical new innovation challenges in Green Star ratings that will hopefully create the incentive for the building sector to outperform on carbon emission reduction.

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New Zealand Green Star Performance is now launched

New Zealand’s Green Star Performance tool was officially launched last week. The low cost tool can be applied across all of NZ’s existing non-residential buildings including offices, hospitals, industrial units and schools.