The science behind eTool – Life Cycle Assessment

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

eTool Version 1 Release

After over twelve months of concept design and prototype development eTool will be released FREE to the public on May 25th 2011. Continue reading

Australian Institute of Architects CPD presentation – Perth

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

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