Sydney roads set for solar passive makeover

A selection of roads in Sydney will be recast in pale grey under an innovative new trial that aims to determine whether reflective surfaces can help take the sting out of summer by reducing the ambient temperature of asphalt.

Melbourne wins global sustainability award

By Paul Hemsley The City of Melbourne has triumphed over New York and Berlin in worldwide contest for creating sustainability programs after the city’s submission won top honours for efforts in retrofitting older buildings to become much more environmentally friendly. The CBD council was this week awarded the C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards […]

Melbourne agrees to environmental upgrades

Two Melbourne based building sites will receive environmental upgrades under signed agreements with between local government and the private sector. The upgrades were signed under the City of Melbourne’s 1200 Buildings Program for 123 Queen Street and the Kings Technology Park (KTP) precinct. In the first privately funded environmental upgrade agreement through the 1200 Buildings […]


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