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Sustainable design in schools
Our climate-changed future is driving many schools and school designers to review the way they design, build and operate schoo ls, as John Brodie explains… click here to read more

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Sustainability? = Profit and Environment.
The concept of sustainable practice having a link with profit has long been anathema to most people. Environment and profit have for years been cast as mutually exclusive. Sustainability (environment and profit)…read more here.

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The Smart Approach…The Future of Aged Care.
The Aged Care industry is facing major changes over the coming years that need to be understood and embraced by Aged Care providers if they are to survive… click here to read more

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Sustainability: The Win/Win Outcome.

The arrival in Australia this month of Al Gore, the American Democrat ex Vice President, promoting his new documentary about the perils of climate change, has once again focused Australia’s attention on our contempt for the environment and the… click here to read more

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Sustainability is Survivability.

As we move further into the 21st century the impact of climate change is becoming more noticeable to the general public and more serious in its impacts on our way of life… click here to read more

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Sustainability – the win/win opportunity

The future of Sustainability is, rather unfortunately, already here.

These last weeks have seen the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald highlighting the issues of climate change .The release of the Stern Report in London… click here to read more

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The new BCA Section ‘J’ Energy Efficiency requirements. The issues surrounding climate change have been highlighted with the introduction by the Federal Government through the Building Code of Australia of increased energy efficiency… click here to read more

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Sustainability = Profit +Environment

One of the common queries or comments I receive when presenting on sustainability is the matter of costs… click here to read more

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Sustainability is Survivability — ‘The Way of the Future’

Project management as a relatively new discipline has had to survive assorted barriers to acceptance… click here to read more

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Create your own Climate Change — The Sick Building Syndrome

Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is a relatively new phrase in the vernacular of facility operations and management… click here to read more

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Sustainability is Survivability

Who ever heard of a sustainable Hospital? Tree hugging hysteria? As we come to grips with climate change ‘sustainability’ has become the catch cry of the 21st century… click here to read more

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Air conditioning the people next door and next door!

That’s right! Over 60% of the heating and cooling loads you are putting into your buildings is exiting, stage right, through the windows! …..click here to read more

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Energy and Maintenance Free Cooling For Your Facility!

The use of natural ventilation raises many questions such as ‘how do we control it’? or ‘will it work in summer’? click here to read more

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Why are we treating patients for cancer in hospitals full of cancer causing chemicals?

As a sustainability consultant I often wonder why we are treating people for cancer in buildings that are contain a vast array of cancer causing chemicals…click here to read more

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Efficiency is Free –ask for more

The built environment is a major contributor to climate change yet is one of the easiest areas to implement mitigation and adaptation…click here to read more

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Sustainability –The Great Leap Backwards.

Sustainability is often misconstrued as an expensive and difficult concept .Many people don’t really know what it means yet we consider implementing it across our business...click here to read more

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Sustainable Design in Schools.

There is a large amount of evidence from overseas on the financial, health and environmental benefits of a sustainable school. The 1999 Heschong Mahone Report

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Barrack Obama Saves the Australian Aged Care Industry!

No one would have ever drawn the connection between Barrack Obama and the Australian Aged Care industry….click here to read more

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Efficiency is free!

Sustainability is about efficiency. Nothing sinister, No rocket science, No cloak and daggers, Clear and simple it is about efficiency. ….click here to read more.

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Aged Care INsite

New Build shows importance of sustainability

http://www.agedcareinsite.com.au/pages/section/article.php?s=Building+%26+Refurbishment&idArticle=22219