Events and conferences

Practical course on achieving net zero buildings

How can the built environment work towards achieving the 2050 targets for net zero buildings? In collaboration with Monash University, the Green Building Council Australia (GCBA) has developed an online course to help answer that question. The course, titled “Realising net zero buildings”, will discuss industry challenges in emissions reduction and how to tackle them […]

Events and conferences

Advanced training in Green Star performance

The Green Building Council Australia (GCBA) will be running an advanced course to equip attendees with expertise in the Green Star – Performance rating tool. The “Green Star Advanced: Performance” course is part of GBCA’s continuing professional development (CPD) program. The online course represents the second step to gaining the Green Star Associate (GSA) or […]

News

Industrial buildings risk becoming ‘stranded assets’

A holistic sustainable design approach helps future-proof industrial buildings. Without it, such structures, often costing billions to construct, risk being left behind as “stranded assets”. So say the Australian and New Zealand Green Building Councils in a new report, Green Star in focus: The case for sustainable industrial buildings. The report warns of the risk […]

Economy
News

Building Australia’s economic recovery

An advocacy agenda has been released calling on governments to make every building count in Australia’s economic recovery. The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), Energy Efficiency Council, Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Property Council of Australia teamed up to release the agenda. It leverages recommendations from the report Every Building Counts, and highlights […]