20 Feb '12, 3am

GippsTAFE Chadstone Campus is Green Building Council of Australia’s 400th Green Star Certified project! Read more here

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has certified its 400th Green Star project. Responding to industry demands, the GBCA launched the Green Star environmental rating system for buildings in 2003 to support the property and construction industry in reducing the environmental impact of buildings, driving innovation in sustainable building practices, improving occupant health and productivity and achieving cost savings. “Green Star has transformed Australia’s property and construction industry – and our 400th certification is evidence of this fact,” says Chief Executive of the GBCA, Romilly Madew. “We certified our first project in 2004, and since then Green Star has achieved exponential growth. Today, more than 18 per cent of Australia’s CBD office space is Green Star-certified, and a wide range of building types from schools and hospitals to industrial facilities...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/news/gbca-media-releases/400-green...

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