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Australia-EU Green Hydrogen Dialogue Launches, fostering collaboration and exchange to advance green hydrogen production, investment and trade.

Australia-EU Green Hydrogen Dialogue Launches, fostering collaboration and exchange to advance green hydrogen production, investment and trade.

28 February 2024

28 February 2024, Sydney – A new initiative aiming to foster a constructive dialogue to advance green hydrogen production, investment, and trade between Australia and the EU officially kicked off today.

The Australia-EU Green Hydrogen Dialogue will bring together small …

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Engineered timber products are here to stay – myth busting across the supply chain

Engineered timber products are here to stay – myth busting across the supply chain

23 November 2023

23 November 2023, Sydney – Timber adoption as a pathway to decarbonising construction has captured the imagination of the Australian construction industry. In 2019, Tasmanian Timber released a report on the benefits of using timber in new buildings, arguing that …

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Embodied carbon in building services: It’s complicated – but doable

Embodied carbon in building services: It’s complicated – but doable

28 August 2023

Embodied carbon in the built environment is getting plenty of attention, particularly big ticket materials such as concrete, steel and aluminium. But buildings contain other elements too.

Building services – which include heating, ventilation and cooling and refrigeration, fire safety, …

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Why we need more support for all forms of embodied carbon measurement

Why we need more support for all forms of embodied carbon measurement

27 July 2023

It was the pioneer of modern business management Peter Drucker who first coined the phrase “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” When the words were first said they were gospel; in the context of decarbonising industry they …

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Digital Technologies for Driving Down Embodied Carbon

Digital Technologies for Driving Down Embodied Carbon

2 April 2023

Innovative digital technologies have a crucial role to play in the pathways toward decarbonisation in building and construction. Across the entire supply chain, from manufacturers to designers and builders, digital technologies are used to help reduce the carbon associated with …

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State of the Corporate PPA Market 2022 report released

State of the Corporate PPA Market 2022 report released

3 March 2023

3 March 2023, Sydney – The Business Renewables Centre Australia  (BRC-A) released their fourth Annual State of the Market Report today. The State of the Market 2022 report provides an overview of the Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements (Corporate PPAs) …

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Heavy industry in Australia could decarbonise, help limit warming to 1.5 degrees and create up to 1.35 million jobs: new report outlines pathways

Heavy industry in Australia could decarbonise, help limit warming to 1.5 degrees and create up to 1.35 million jobs: new report outlines pathways

20 February 2023

20 February 2022, Sydney – A new report has, for the first time in Australia, outlined decarbonisation pathways that show it is possible for five of Australia’s most significant heavy industry supply chains to transition to net zero, consistent with …

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New tool to help companies choose best offsite renewable electricity procurement options

New tool to help companies choose best offsite renewable electricity procurement options

16 December 2022

16 December 2022, Sydney – Last week, the Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) initiative launched a new Buyer’s Diagnostic Tool and refreshed website to facilitate Australian companies to procurement more renewable electricity.

What’s new

BRC-A have developed a Buyers Diagnostic …

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Australian-first study at Fairwater shows power saving benefits of geothermal tech

Australian-first study at Fairwater shows power saving benefits of geothermal tech

20 October 2022

Residents in flagship Frasers Property community in western Sydney reap rewards
  • Three-year study of 750 homes at Fairwater community showed 21 per cent reduction in annual electricity consumption
  • Findings will inform government policy and be shared with other developers

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International Review of Policies and Programs for Low Emissions Building Materials

International Review of Policies and Programs for Low Emissions Building Materials

20 September 2022

Government policy to cut embodied carbon emissions is a relatively new field. This research has investigated the policy landscape, both internationally and here in Australia, to identify what has been implemented to date. It is clear that policy has a …

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