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Warehouse aims for world-leading energy performance

Frasers Property today revealed plans for a $12.2 million warehouse that would be Australia's first 6-star rated industrial facility, consuming less than a third of the electricity of one built only to Building Code specifications.


Melbourne City beefs up sustainability squad

Melbourne City Council has advertised a raft of carbon and sustainability positions, including leaders for its new climate resilience team and low-carbon future team.

Study urges tougher construction code, green tax breaks

Energy standards in the National Construction Code are too weak and owners of upgraded or high-performing buildings should receive tax breaks, says a new study on achieving zero-emissions buildings.





Rail project to fully offset emissions

In a move that highlights how infrastructure projects can provide flow-on support for new clean energy generation, a state transport agency is seeking renewable energy certificates to fully offset emissions from a major rail project.

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