How do we make our apartment buildings more sustainable?

No one person has all the answers - but collectively we as owners have all the answers.

No two buildings are the same - but each one can learn from others.

What does a "Green" building look like?

There are two 'standards' for building new sustainable apartment buildings and complexes – one voluntary, one mandatory. While some of the options are not possible to retrofit to existing buildings, they do give us insight into what is possible.

Recent News & Information

Free worm farms and workshops for Sydney apartment buildings

Category: Waste

15/08/2014

To help apartment buildings reduce food waste going to landfill, the City of Sydney is offering five apartment buildings in its local government area the opportunity to host a Green Villages worm farming how-to workshop at their own building. Each participating household that goes to the workshop will also receive a free worm farm.

The Green Electricity Guide

Category: Energy

14/08/2014

The guide has been developed to help inform Australians about which electricity retailers really are as ‘green’ as they say they are.

Guide to Installing Solar PV

Category: Energy

24/07/2014

The Clean Energy Council has released a solar power guide for consumers that details a seven-step process to help select the ideal solar system.

James Cook Uni develops strata property cyclone resilience scheme

Category: Materials

21/07/2014

An independent engineering inspection scheme to estimate the resilience of strata-title properties to cyclones has been developed by James Cook University’s Cyclone Testing Station.

Challenges for ventilation and thermal comfort in high rise residential

Category: Energy

03/07/2014

Two experts in the field discuss the issue of heating, ventilation and airconditioning in very tall residential buildings.

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