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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 […]

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Kingspan Insulation Australia earns industry plaudit

Kingspan Insulation Australia has been recognised with a 2018 Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce (IACC) award. The company, which is headquartered in Ireland, took out the “Established Business” category for its commitment to innovation, sustainable practice and the advancement of Irish manufacturing on a global scale. “At Kingspan we aim for a better built environment […]

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Sunshine Coast Hospital earns 6 Star Green Star

The $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) has become the largest public healthcare facility in Australia to earn a 6 star Green Star Healthcare v1 Design and As-Built rating. Exemplar Health, a consortium comprised of Lendlease, Siemens and Capella Capital, in partnership with Queensland Health, surpassed the original 4 star target, using innovative design […]