Posts tagged: Embodied energy

The Greenest Foundation

Guest Post If the greenest building is the one that’s already built, as stated by architect Carl Elefante, the greenest foundation is the one you’ve got – even if it’s showing signs of distress. When confronted with a foundation that has a bowed or buckled walls or that has severe settlement problems, many contractors recommend […]

Landcom’s New Eco-Living Home is Greencycle

By Lynne Blundell Landcom has opened its second Eco-Living Display Home, Greencycle, one of three homes it is developing to promote sustainable building products and construction methods (see our earlier story on this) Located at The Ponds in Sydney’s north-west, The Greencycle home has a seven star rating and features building materials and products that […]