Category Archives: Sustainable Construction
Edge Environment has been working with City of Sydney and Jackson Teece implementing Sustainable Procurement. Sydney Town Hall is being restored and protected for future generations. In early 2012, the City started the next phase of the upgrade, which involves external repairs to the clock tower including replacing 26 cubic metres of stone. Photographic hoarding [...]
Edge Environment is actively supporting the bid teams for the NWRL. NWRL will be Sydney’s first rapid transit system which will enhance travel along the north west corridor from Chatswood to Epping and beyond to Cudgegong Road. Our role is helping teams achieve sustainability excellence for a large infrastructure engagement applying best practice concepts such [...]
After a rigorous assessment process, Edge Environment has been appointed as a supplier on the Local Government Procurement Panel for a term of three years. The panel allows local governments to easily, safely and efficiently procure a range of services without the costs and hassles associated with tendering. Local Government Procurement (LGP) represents the needs of councils [...]
At Edge we are very proud to announce that our clients will be presenting the outcomes from our projects, their benefits and experience at the 2013 National Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) Conference, to be held in from July 15th - 18th in Manly. The clients we have assisted are Inghams, to understand the lifecycle [...]
The common assumption is that double glazed windows will insulate better from the elements, either keeping the heat outside in summer or inside in winter, therefore reducing the need to cool or heat the building in either season. In this example, LCA measures the trade-off between the building’s energy use (for heating and cooling) vs [...]
Edge Environment’s Managing Director Nigel Howard provided BPN Magazine with an update of the state of the Building Products Innovation Council (BPIC). Edge has been closely working with BPIC for the last five years, particularly on the development of the Life Cycle Inventory (LCI). Read more.