Melbourne-based property group Moremac is adopting an array of sustainability initiatives for its Kingsfield estate in the city’s north-west, including building roads containing recycled materials.
Reported to be the first residential estate in Victoria to use recycled,... Read More
Waste Management & Recycling
Beulah’s Paragon tower in Melbourne’s CBD will be home to one of the largest vertical solar panel systems in Australia.
b.energy was appointed to design, construct, operate and maintain the 128 panels installed on the core walls of the tower, which are set to outperform similar... Read More
Construction, Development & Real Estate, Energy
Beer making involves extracting flavour from barley and other grains, leaving behind a protein- and fibre-rich powder that is typically destined for cattle feed or landfill. But researchers from Virginia Polytechnic and State University have found a way to extract the protein and fibre from the... Read More
Agriculture & Food, Energy
The team led by Associate Professor Haolan Xu has refined a technique to derive fresh water from sea water, brackish water or contaminated water through solar evaporation — delivering enough daily fresh drinking water for a family of four from just one square metre of source... Read More
Energy, Water Quality & Water Pollution