24 Jun '13, 12am

NEWS: Brisbane may soon lay claim to being Australia’s most sustainable airport. @gbcaus

Brisbane may soon lay claim to being Australia’s most sustainable airport. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has registered its Property Development Master Plan to achieve a Green Star – Communities PILOT rating. The Green Star – Communities rating tool is one of the world’s first independent, transparent, national schemes designed to assess and certify the sustainability of community-level projects. “Brisbane Airport’s property vision is for a sustainable centre for business, industrial, retail and leisure opportunities,” says the Chief Executive of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Romilly Madew. “A Green Star – Communities rating will provide BAC with independent verification and global recognition for this vision and its commitment to sustainable development.” “This is a significant step not just for Brisbane Airport, but also for the people of Brisbane,...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/news/gbca-media-releases/brisbanes...

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