The extensive refurbishment of Australia Post's NSW headquarters building in Surry Hills has taken out a 'High Commendation' in the 'Buildings and Structures' category at the 2014 Engineers Australia (NSW) Awards. The project was also a finalist in the 'Environment and Heritage' category.
International lighting design consultancy NDYLIGHT has reached a significant milestone of 25 years in the industry. And as described by Design Director Steve Brown, the journey for both NDYLIGHT and Lighting Design as a profession has been remarkable.
“The Circular Economy. Carbon Positive. Restorative Practices. Net Positive. At the core of all these ideas is one thing: to do more good and less bad,” says NDY global director of sustainability Tony Arnel.
In this feature story for Retrofit Australia magazine, NDY global director of sustainability Tony Arnel outlines the 'multiplier effect'.
"Each dollar spent on a building retrofit project multiplies and produces increased spending as it circulates through the economy. And when it comes to building retrofits, the multiplier effect can deliver spectacular results."