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Shades of green

posted 04.12 in news.

This morning’s wasn’t designed to be used like this and it encourages a conformity of design that suits standard project homes. From my experience, it is a bit of a lottery what the software will think of a custom-designed...

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Sustainability - Your laws do not apply to me

posted 11.11 in news.

Readings sale table, 2011 AIA was quick to clarify the changes. The Institute issued a media release on August 31st, penned by EDG websites. Awards criteria are now being amended to adopt the following recommendations: That the Sustainable...

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ESD Design Guide - Offices and Public Buildings

posted 10.11 in resources.

“This guide gives a basic introduction to ecological sustainability issues and specifically how the built environment affects them. It begins by outlining the Australian position on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD. The next section...

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Rating the ratings

posted 10.10 in news.

The Fifth Estate today looks into recent claims by the CSIRO, developer of NatHERS-accredited Accurate software, says that they weren’t rating the ratings software correctly – “apart from a few minor glitches with the way the...

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