Discussion of the proposed carbon tax is practically inescapable for most Australians at the moment, but the proliferation of information doesn’t mean that homeowners understand the potential impact on them! And that’s where eTool can help. Continue reading →
Renewal SA, previously Land Management Corporation (LMC), in partnership with the Integrated Design Commission (IDC), is challenging the development industry to aim for zero carbon, in an exciting new competition that could offer a glimpse into the future of housing in … Continue reading →
eTool LCA is now available free to the public!!
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Richard Haynes, eTools own LCA guru, has provided a great introduction into Life Cycle Assessment and its relevance to residential buildings. If you are looking for an explanation of the principles of LCA in regards to the built form this is a great place to start. Continue reading →
After over twelve months of concept design and prototype development eTool will be released FREE to the public on May 25th 2011. Continue reading →
Sustainable design has focussed on solar passive principles, energy efficiency and incorporation of renewable energy. We can design buildings that achieve high star ratings, use very little energy and even go one step further and offset any of the remaining energy consumption with renewables. But what about the energy and carbon that goes into constructing and maintaining these buildings? Continue reading →