24 Jun '13, 6am

Brisbane's sustainable airport set to take off

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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