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The two ‘morrows of Tomorrowland

MC Ben Peacock, founder of Republic of Everyone, offered his key takeaways from Tomorrowland19 – I,human. Here he observes a battle royale playing out for two very different tomorrows and asks which path will we take? Turn off your mind relax and float down stream,It is not dying, it is not dying,Lay down all thoughts, […]

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Critique of BASIX review hits the mainstream

By Cameron Jewell

23 January 2014 — Housing experts have attacked negative media spin on NSW’s Building Sustainability Index rule revisions for housing standards. The article, published by Fairfax, argued that increases in capital expenditure caused by strengthening energy, water and thermal comfort targets would outweigh benefits.

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CRC for Low Carbon Living official launch: look who’s on our side!

By Tina Perinotto

14 December 2012 – The Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living was formally launched by federal minister Chris Evans at the University of NSW on Wednesday morning, and if they’d dropped a bomb on the six star Green Star Tyree Technologies Building where the uber-smart guests were assembled, Australia would have lost half its genetic IQ.

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Landcom and Clarendon Home’s eco-living range: the report

20 February 2012 –This is a joint paper by Dr Shaila Divakaria and Stephen Driscoll presented to the Solar 2011 conference in December 2011 on the experience of building Landcom’s eco-living range of display homes. The three buildings were built by Clarendon Homes at The Ponds in Sydney’s north-west. The Benchmark Home was opened in June, 2011, the Greencycle Home in October 2011 and the Net Zero home opened along with the official launch of the whole village on 3 February.

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Job news archives to December 2010

Julieanne McIntyre ASBEC and PCA 22 December 2010 – Julieanne McIntyre is leaving her position as executive officer of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council after being lured to the Property Council as senior manager, policy and regulatory affairs. The Sydney- based role is essentially to replace Paul Waterhouse after his 10 year stint in […]