SUSTAINABILITY 1

CLEAN
&
GREEN

Numerous environmentally sustainable practices feature in the design, build and future operation of 249QP. These sustainable practices include:

SUSTAINABILITY 2
Materials

Materials

• All timber used to be certified from sustainable forests (i.e. no rainforest or old growth forest timber)

• Builder to achieve 90% recycling of demolition and construction waste

• Steel to be sourced from an environmentally responsible steel maker

• Pipework, flooring, blinds and cables to be environmentally certified PVC

Emissions

Emissions

• Lighting design to ensure no beam light directed outside the site boundaries

• Air conditioning systems to be air cooled

• Peak stormwater runoff to be reduced through rainwater storage and reuse

• Stormwater quality leaving site improved through rainwater storage and reuse

Management Initiatives

Management Initiatives

• Provision of energy, water and indoor environment quality metering and monitoring systems provided

• Provision of dedicated recycling and waste storage areas provided

Transport

Transport

• Walk Score® of 88%. This location is Very Walkable so most errands can be accomplished on foot.

• Good access to local transport: – Clifton Hill Interchange – 1min walk 86 Tram, 246, 504, 250 & 251 Bus – Clifton Hill Station – 5min walk Mernda & Hurstbridge Train Lines

Energy

Energy

• 10% improvement in building fabric beyond building regulations (NCC Section J or NatHERS)

• 30% improvement in greenhouse gas emissions beyond building regulations (NCC Section J)

• Lighting and air conditioning systems to be designed to be 20% more efficient at peak times than minimum NCC Section J

• Solar panels used to assist powering the building

WATER

WATER

• Rainwater from roof areas to be collected in a 30kL (minimum) tank and used for toilet and urinal flushing for levels 1, 2 & 3.

• Water efficiency for fixtures, fittings and equipment to be used as follows: – Tapware 5 Star WELS – WC 4 Star WELS – Urinals 5 Star WELS – Appliances Within 1 star of best within class – Landscaping to select drought tolerant planting within minimal irrigation requirements. Irrigation to be from non-potable sources only

Indoor Environment Quality

Indoor Environment Quality

• Paints, carpets, sealants and adhesives to be low VOC in accordance

• All composite wood products to be low emission type

• All fluorescent lighting to utilise electronic ballasts

GREEN IS GOOD

These Environmentally sustainable practices
make 249QP better for your health, wealth,
wellbeing and the environment