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Toronto Going Greener

Posted on Mon, 2019-07-15 17:55 by matt

Toronto is raising its game when it comes to vertical neighbourhoods.

Increasingly, a city that works and lives in the sky will play there, too.

Elevated recreational areas, already common in condos and office towers, are now being incorporated into public developments in places where land is at a premium and cost prohibitive.

Green Bus Shelters

Posted on Mon, 2019-07-15 17:26 by matt

Utrecht, a city in Holland, the Netherlands, recently gave makeovers to 316 bus stops, outfitting them with "green roofs," The roofs are covered with sedum flowers and other plants, which act as an oasis for bees. Plus, the added greenery has a slew of other positive environmental effects. 

Green Work Environments

Posted on Thu, 2019-06-20 13:04 by matt

The growth for the green infrastructure industry in Australia needs the backing of a strong economic benefit for commercial building owners. As buildings age, long term tenants start to look elsewhere for new office space especially if they want to keep their staff loyal and content.... leaving vacant offices and reducing rental income for the owner. A retrofit with green walls has long term economic benefits, that is, it increases building value & rental income ... read on to see why.

Community Daycare Centre_Singapore

Posted on Tue, 2019-06-11 18:07 by matt

Singapore’s Housing & Development Board (or HDB) builds homes and transforms towns to create a quality living environment for all. Currently, more than 80% of Singaporeans live in over 1 million apartments in 23 towns across the island.

The National Trades Union Congress (or NTUC) is a network of professional associations and as childcare centre operators, the vision for NTUC’s My First Skool is to be a thought and practice leader.

Net Zero Buildings

Posted on Tue, 2019-06-11 17:40 by matt

The Australian Federal Government should take note of the World Green Building Council’s mission of all buildings operating at net zero carbon by 2050. The government should hold a national forum with leading innovators to tackle the 40% GHG emmissions that are currently generated by the Built Environment globally.

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