Local councils allowing a project’s performance to be demonstrated using a self-assessed or provisional method, is taking the risk of reports not being consistent and not adequately demonstrating the minimum requirement of Green Star rating. Local government agencies are implementing a quality assurance process by requiring a third party review of self-assessed, or aspirational Green Star reports.
Life Cycle Assessment conducted following ISO standard is required to complete an independent review of the LCA study before promoting the results.

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