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New networking tool to help create enviro-friendly, and profitable, commercial buildings

Posted by gmarkets on 4 October, 2007

Better known as the plaything of Gener­ation Y, online social networking technology has been put to use by the commercial prop­erty sector, with the launch of a $1.5 million online encyclopedia and networking tool to help create environmentally friendly and profitable commercial buildings, reported The Sydney Morning Herald (29/9/2007, p.60). Read the rest of this entry »

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Cash incentives on offer to Victorian commercial building owners to upgrade properties and have them assessed for energy and water use ratings

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

Cash incentives were to be offered to Victorian commercial building owners to upgrade their properties and have them assessed for energy and water use ratings, reported The Age (1/9/2007, p.5). Read the rest of this entry »

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Change in building-sector energy end-use; energy efficiencies could slash emissions by 30 per cent to 35 per cent

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

A landmark report, com­missioned in a collaboration between key players in property, state and federal government departments, under the umbrella of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, estimated the key parts of the built environment contribute 23 per cent of greenhou­ses gases in their operation, reported The Australian Financial Review (17/9/2007, p.62). Read the rest of this entry »

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