ell what a show! It was standing room only at Spacecubed for our “Selling Sustainability” show for a subject that definitely sparked the interest of a lot of people from a lot of different backgrounds and organisations. The three guest … Continue reading
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e’ve just done something huge. We have just dramatically reduced the cost of using the world’s leading web-based Life Cycle Design (LCD) tool for the built form…while at the same time increased it’s functionality. Why, you ask? To put it simply: We … Continue reading →
s part of the exciting Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) Green Star 2014 Design & As Built release, Life Cycle Assessment has taken another step forward in establishing itself as a standard component of good design. The new Life … Continue reading →
Well this is a bit of an odd post as it’s result of me getting carried away in a LinkedIn conversation and blowing the word limit considerably. I’ve ended up posting only the key points on the “linked in” conversation … Continue reading →
[Find original publication here] A Carbon Zero Lifestyle I often get asked by homeowners and self-builders what really makes the biggest difference to the carbon footprint of a home design. Here are my 12 essential bases to cover if you … Continue reading →
While people are still coming to terms with what Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is, and why it is such a powerful tool to improve the way we build, here at eTool we’ve already moved to referring to Life Cycle Design … Continue reading →
So after years of wondering how much impact dust had on reducing the output of a Solar PV system I finally decided it was time to get around to running my own experiment. You’re probably asking “why didn’t he just … Continue reading →
Leveraging off our extensive experience and skills and the power of the eTool LCA software, we can help push your project to global best practice – Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Below are some examples of the variety of ways eTool … Continue reading →
When the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) released its new “Innovation Challenges” initiative in August this year, John Holland and Cundall were quick to respond and register Kings Square One (KS1) for the credit. KS1, developed by Leighton Properties, … Continue reading →
Ask the average sustainable/eco/green consultant what the principles to achieving a low carbon design are, and more than likely you will get the response: Orientation Glazing Ventilation Insulation Thermal mass Shading And maybe a few more These solar passive design … Continue reading →
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