How the new changes to the National Construction Code 2019 are going to affect your project and budget.

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The fragile ecosystems that make up our environment are put under enormous pressure when a country hosts major global sporting events such as FIFA World Cup Due to the high carbon emissions, FIFA releases guidelines for World Cup hosts to follow to reduce the carbon footprint of the event.

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Section J FAQ

By Mikayla Kolyvas • October 5, 2018

Section J FAQ. Ever had questions about Section J? Find your answers in this blog. Energy Efficiency JV3 ESD Sustainability FAQ

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Is Double Glazing Worth It?

By Chloe Huang • September 27, 2018

Windows have an effect on thermal performance of a building. Heat can be lost through conduction or radiation and heat can enter through solar gain. It can be devastating for the energy efficiency #Glazing #Windows #Thermal #Performance #Energy #Efficiency #Insulation #Climate #Glass #Sustainability

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Climate responsive design could cut down energy used for heating and cooling to almost zero. Designing for today’s climate is important, as new homes built presently and in the future expect to see constant changes in the Australian climate.

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In its simplest explanation, retrofitting refers to the addition of new features and technology to older houses or buildings. There are many opportunities for older homes and buildings to improve their efficiency capabilities and ratings through retrofitting procedures.

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What is a Life-Cycle Assessment? - A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a tool that provides information to building professionals, further assisting them to understand how to achieve environmental sustainability throughout the entire life cycle of a building project. LCA is a process that is progressiv

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What is it to have enough? As human beings we are constantly searching for ways to meet our core basic human needs of food, water, shelter, clothing, sanitation, education and healthcare to survive...In the search to meet these needs...Read more!

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In Spirit of Earth Day

By Jaimee Whitton • April 24, 2018

The team at Certified Energy are passionate about energy efficiency and sustainability, and this year, we have been motivated by Earth Day, which fell on April 22nd 2018, to talk about energy conservation.

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The National Construction Code (NCC) is undergoing a massive overhaul in 2019 with all of Section J being significantly improved to combat rising greenhouse gases and improve the energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings.

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