In a new concept for Australia, the City of Melbourne has introduced the Green Factor tool, which will aid developers in the measurement of the sustainability credentials of their design in an early phase.
'Wellness', 'biophilia', 'bio-centric design'; terms which are becoming frequently used when considering the design of both residential and commercial spaces. Ed Wenck, CEDIA Content Director, reports on this modern marriage of interior design and technology.
NATSPEC have worked with various stakeholders to develop the NCPR Conformity Starter Pack. A multi-staged education package assisting both Australian and the global supply chain to meet the conformity requirements of Australian building practitioners.