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

‘WaterFix® in Willoughby’ pilot project

13/08/2015

Willoughby City Council and Sydney Water are offering local apartment buildings the opportunity to reduce water usage and costs. The pilot project runs until 31 January 2016.

With ‘WaterFix in Willoughby’, Willoughby City Council will pay for the WaterFix plumber’s call-out fee, audit and the first minor leak found relating to a tap or toilet.

Have your say on NSW strata reform

Category: Strata 101

15/07/2015

NSW Fair Trading has released two exposure draft bills for final consultation. They are open for feedback until 12 August 2015. Final bills will be introduced to Parliament later this year.

Green rooftops grow communities in high-density areas

30/06/2015

From rolling hills to communal vegetable plots, the green rooftop of today serves as a functional space where residents can unwind and communities can grow.

Green Building in Australia Impeded by Multiple Criteria

Category: General

22/06/2015

One of Australia’s leading sustainability advocates claims that green building in the country continues to be hampered by the lack of unity or communication between the devisers of multiple performance codes and criteria.

Wattblock in million dollar capital raising

Category: Energy

02/06/2015

Energy efficiency start up Wattblock has launched a capital raising on the strength of a booming strata apartment market.

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