Organisation

Green Building Council of Australia

Acronym
GBCA

Items authored

Discussion paper

29 Jun 2018

Discussion paper and roadmap Stage 1 for commercial, institutional, and government buildings and fitouts

Discussion paper: The world passed another global-warming milestone in 2016 (NASA, 2017), with temperatures rising to their hottest on record for the third year in a row. Now is the...

Commentary

4 May 2018

Plain language list of recent sustainability projects in the built enviroment which were run by Professor James Murray-Parkes

Imagine a building that’s powered entirely by human waste – skyscrapers that are completely off the grid and powered by the energy they produce....

Strategy

8 Nov 2017

The Green Building Council of Australia with the Property Council of Australia, Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH), Energy Efficiency Council, Facilities Management Association of Australia, City of Sydney, City of Melbourne and CitySwitch have produced a policy framework addressing the potential...

Report

31 Dec 2008

This report found that ‘green value’ impacts on property valuations through lower building operating costs, ease of sale and rent, tenant retention and improved overall occupancy rates.

Report

Building the business case for green buildings in Australia
28 Sep 2008

The aim of the Dollars & Sense of Green Buildings report is to examine international case studies and local examples of buildings to demonstrate a strong business case for building green.

Items published

Discussion paper

29 Jun 2018

Discussion paper and roadmap Stage 1 for commercial, institutional, and government buildings and fitouts

Discussion paper: The world passed another global-warming milestone in 2016 (NASA, 2017), with temperatures rising to their hottest on record for the third year in a row. Now is the...

Strategy

8 Nov 2017

The Green Building Council of Australia with the Property Council of Australia, Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH), Energy Efficiency Council, Facilities Management Association of Australia, City of Sydney, City of Melbourne and CitySwitch have produced a policy framework addressing the potential...

Guide

19 Mar 2014

A new guide for local governments will support the development of communities that are liveable, prosperous and sustainable.

The Green Star – Communities Guide for Local Government has been launched today by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and AECOM at the Green...

Research report

18 Sep 2013

Green schools are healthier, more productive places to learn.

Across Australia, most of our 9,500 schools and many of our tertiary institutions have been built to meet only minimum building code requirements. The result is facilities that are not necessarily designed to provide comfortable,...

Policy

26 Aug 2013

While we are calling on all political parties to outline their policies to deliver better buildings, communities and cities, we recognise that there must be a coordinated approach from all levels of government, industry and the community if we are to achieve the best outcomes....

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