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  • New ECOLATERAL site launched!

    ECOLATERAL is proud to announce the launch of their new website. Showcasing their key strengths and competencies, this website will be a source of information relating to what services and products ECOLATERAL can deliver to existing and potential clients. "We are very excited with the launch of our new website. We will be updating this site frequently with news relating to sustainability, innovation, and economically viable solutions for the built environment and industry" - John Moynihan, Director Using ...

    Posted at January 10, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog
  • When a star loses its sparkle

    In 2003 the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) introduced a small but powerful clause under section 3.12 of Vol 2 of the Building Code of Australia (BCA). The Energy Efficiency section requires all new residential homes in Australia to meet a minimum standard of energy performance in their heating and cooling loads. The BCA determined a level of delivered energy requirements for heating and cooling that was considered acceptable, given the demands on the grid ...

    Posted at December 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog
  • New Clients for Ecolateral

    Ecolateral  has been engaged in a selection of new and exciting projects over the last 6 months Yerongpilly TOD. Ecolateral are part of the successful team to develop the Master Plan and developemnt guidelines for this major new Transport Orientated Developemtn. Working with lead agenc Deicke Richards Ecolateral are providing the environmental startegy for the master plannong and built environmental stages of the project. Energex Distribtion Centre at Trade Coast Central.   Ecolateral has been engaged as Green Star ...

    Posted at November 10, 2010 | By : | Categories : Blog
  • Ecolateral launches the “Economix Indicator”

    Queensland’s new home buyers are set to save hundreds of dollars on their electricity bills with the release of a computer-based tool that predicts a home’s future energy use at the planning stage. TheEconomix Indicator, allows buyers at the early stages of planning their home, to make environmentally sound product and fitting selections, based on their predicted energy consumption. Queensland’s Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability the Honourable Kate Jones launched ...

    Posted at May 18, 2010 | By : | Categories : Blog
  • Ecolateral awarded the 1st Green Building Council of Australia 4 Star Industrial Building in Australia

    On Friday the 14th April 2010 The Green Building Council of Australia awarded Lot 12 at Trade Coast Central, Eagle Farm, Brisbane, a 4 Star Industrial Pilot rating. Ecolateral, as the Greenstar Accredited Professionals for the project, worked closely with Prime Development staff to achieve this first for Australia. With the imminent release of the Version 1 tool Ecolateral sees this an exciting opportunity to recognise the industrial sectors contribution to a low carbon and environmentally aware future. Ecolateral wish ...

    Posted at April 19, 2010 | By : | Categories : Blog

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