Monthly Archives: May 2011

BCS Latest Zero Energy Development

Vim Sustainability was appointed by Baptist Community Services (BCS)  in 2008 to provide sustainability services to their new range of developments, programmed over the next five years. The latest development involves a 100 bed, residential aged care facility in Griffith NSW. Following various presentations, design meetings and workshops, BCS’s Senior Management Team on Sustainability and […]

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KMART’S Sustainable Retail Future.

In 2010, Kmart appointed Vim Sustainability as their sustainability and energy auditing consultants. Over the past year, Vim Sustainability in conjunction with Allan Jack Cottier Architects have devised a cutting edge ESD store concept and business plan for Kmart, in both the Australian and New Zealand climate. The energy saving results and improvements of the […]

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Vim in Retail World

John Brodie was invited to write about his recent trip to London whereby he visited both Sainsbury’s and Tesco’s carbon neutral stores. John explains that sustainability is more than just turning off lights and buying carbon credits. “Sustainability is about efficiency,” says Mr. Brodie. “More sustainable retail operations help maximise customer dwell time, thereby increasing […]

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John Brodie speaks at Sydney University.

John Brodie, Managing Director of VIM Sustainability was invited to speak to students from the University of Sydney on Tuesday 5th October 2010. Michael Kirckpatrick, the lecturer and coordinator of the university’s Renewable Energy and Advanced Renewable Energy was pleased with John’s presentation which focused on the importance and practice of environmentally sustainable design of […]

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