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One of Australia's greenest building featuring a Switch system #greenbuilding

One of Australia's greenest building featuring a Switch system #greenbuilding

4 Star Green Star - Multi Unit Residential PILOT representing 'best practice' 220 apartments ranging in price from $465,000 to more than $5 million Sustainability premium of 2 per cent Construction cost approximately $143 million 25 percent reduction in potable water use, 8 Star NatHERS energy rating Cost of the project The 31-story Convesso project at 8 Waterside Place is one of Australia's first residential developments to be rated under the Green Star - Multi Unit Residential tool. It boasts a range of sustainability initiatives that will benefit tenants through reduced utility costs, improved internal temperature control and reduced environmental impacts. Better yet, the additional cost of these features was only 2 per cent extra compared to a conventional, non-green building. Convesso's development team, led by Lend Lease, has been able to demonstrate its commitment t...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/green-star/green-building-case-stu...

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