New South Wales

Goulburn abattoir switches to biogas

You may not like what they do, particularly if you’re a vegetarian, but at least one of them is now doing it sustainably. That’s the case for an abattoir at Goulburn south west of Sydney that is now powering its operation from biogas sourced from its effluent. 

HFM Asset Management: Building Services / Facilities Consultants

HFM Asset Management is an Australian building efficiency company with offices in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Ballina. Our mission is to transform properties into efficient, cost-effective and compliant assets for our clients.

Sydney Markets installs record-setting solar system

Sydney Markets has switched on what it claims will be Australia’s largest private sector rooftop solar system – 8594 solar panels on a single site, with a capacity of over three megawatts.

City Deal struck for Western Sydney

The federal government, NSW government and eight Western Sydney councils have struck a multi-billion City Deal that will see the development of a $7 billion Western Sydney Airport rail line,…

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City of Sydney pushes for a net zero office sector

Exclusive: Increased building standards, mandatory disclosure of NABERS tenancy ratings and increased amounts of renewables are being pushed by the City of Sydney in a bid to get office buildings to net zero by 2050.

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NSW Green Star brand caught up in waste scandal

NSW construction waste sent to Queensland for recycling is instead ending up dumped in landfill, a Fairfax investigation this week has revealed, raising fears that the practice could compromise the legitimacy of NSW Green Star ratings.

Medium density’s new model

New medium-density housing typologies could provide the density cities need with the amenity residents want, but government ambition needs to rise to meet the challenge.