Sustainable Design and Construction

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Sustainable design and construction need to be a part of a long term strategy to maintain and enhance liveability amidst the social, economic, and environmental challenges that come with climate change.

Whether it’s your home, workplace, or open space, incorporating sustainable and passive design principles can greatly reduce environmental impact, improve energy efficiency and increase resilience against climate events. Considering the life-cycle and origin of goods and materials you purchase can also help to reduce waste and energy.

The following resources provide a useful starting point for information about sustainable design and construction: