Sustainability

Sustainability champions honoured for Queen's Birthday

12 June, 2018

Professor Ken Maher and Jane Montgomery-Hribar, two of Australia's most pre-eminent built environment sustainability champions, have been awarded an Order of Australia.


Sustainable power in a world of rising energy prices

07 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Optimal Group Australia

Never before have we had access to as many sources of energy and power generation as we do today. The problem is that this is not translating to lower energy prices.


Australia's energy networks must modernise, industry says

06 June, 2018

Energy networks' role in securing a more reliable, affordable and stable energy system has never been more critical, says Energy Networks Australia CEO Andrew Dillon.


Can Australia charge forward with wheel benefits?

01 June, 2018 by Laetitia Odini, Solutions Marketing Manager – Small & Mid-size buildings at Schneider Electric, Sydney | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

The wheel benefits of a battery-powered future are available if Australia charges electrically forward otherwise we may be left spluttering.


GHD reaffirms relationship with Wannon Water

31 May, 2018 | Supplied by: GHD Pty Ltd

GHD will provide engineering, environmental, planning and related professional services to support Wannon Water's capital works program until 2020–21.


New director for Sustainability Victoria Resource Recovery Group

31 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

Matt Genever will replace Jonathan Leake as the director of Sustainability Victoria's Resource Recovery Group.


GBCA calls for biodiversity in buildings and cities

30 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

A newly released discussion paper points to the significant positive impacts green space and biodiversity have on people and urban space.


What's obstructing the rollout of renewable energy in Australia?

30 May, 2018 by Giovanni Polizzi, Energy Solutions Manager, Indra Australia | Supplied by: Indra

As Australian consumers deploy more rooftop solar panels, electricity retailers and distributors are facing growing challenges around interoperability.


Collaboration to spotlight sustainable commercial buildings

24 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

All 4 to 6 Star Green Star ratings will now feature on Commercial Real Estate's Building Profile pages.


Government-focused media, research and events firms join forces

22 May, 2018

A new media and events alliance is set to provide those working in tech and procurement roles across all levels of government with more quality content.


NCH launches business group focused on facilities

17 May, 2018 | Supplied by: NCH Australia

Industrial maintenance company NCH Asia has announced the launch of the NCH Facilities business group as of 1 May this year.


Residents of Fremantle wanted for renewable energy trial

16 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Curtin University

City of Fremantle residents who own renewable energy and alternative water systems are invited to take part in a new trial being led by Curtin University.


Renewable energy jobs hit over 10 million worldwide

10 May, 2018

The total number of people employed in the sector has reached 10.3 million globally, surpassing the 10 million figure for the first time.


Free Electrons finalists pay a visit Down Under

10 May, 2018

Free Electrons, the global energy start-up accelerator program that connects promising energy start-up companies with leading utility companies, is back for a second year.


Packaging made from waste wool wins big

04 May, 2018 | Supplied by: WoolCool

Woolcool's innovative insulated packaging solution is made from a product that is both sustainable and effective — sheep's wool.


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