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Statement on Green Star Design & As Built. Feedback sought - via @gbcaus

This week there has been some media attention about Green Star. Some of this attention has been positive, and some less so. This media coverage has arisen as a result of the recent release of the draft credits for the new Green Star – Design & As Built rating tool . The release of the draft credits is a major milestone in the evolution of Green Star. Green Star – Design & As Built, a ‘next generation’ Green Star rating tool, will be able to assess the sustainability achievements of most building uses in Australia with the exception of single-unit dwellings, and will cover single- and mixed-use buildings at both the design and construction phases. The credit review process identified a number of emerging issues that should be rewarded in new or substantially revised credits, including: Adaptation and Resilience Sustainability Impacts from Transport Reduction of Construction...

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