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Exposing hidden emissions in embodied carbon

A new report warns that embodied carbon could become a primary source of built environment emissions unless Australia acts now. Embodied Carbon & Embodied Energy in Australia’s Buildings was developed by the GBCA and thinkstep-anz with support from the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources. It says that without action, embodied carbon […]

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Lendlease office assets achieve carbon-neutral status

One of Australia’s largest group of office assets, Lendlease Funds Management’s Australian office portfolio, has been certified carbon neutral. The carbon-neutral status applies to more than $11.1 billion in office assets and 566,000m2 of floor space managed by Lendlease across three of its flagship office funds. The carbon-neutral goal has been achieved five years ahead […]

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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 […]