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University of Newcastle’s Q Building awarded 6 Star Green Star rating

Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has awarded University of Newcastle’s Q Building a 6 Star Green Star – Design & As Built certified rating. The rating represents World Leadership in sustainable design and construction and is the highest status awarded by Green Star.
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Acting as project manager, APP has been working closely with the University of Newcastle to deliver the project. The award reflects the University’s vision to grow, develop knowledge and be a driver of the innovative regional economy.

APP Project Director Ethan Clark said “The award is a significant recognition in sustainable development, assessed against the highest standards for healthy and resilient buildings. Q Building has now set a new benchmark for sustainable design in regional NSW and we’re excited to see students and staff benefitting from this state-of-the facility for many years to come.”

Q Building has been recognised for the implementation of effective energy and water monitoring systems, providing high air quality and visual comfort through well-lit spaces, reduction of internal air pollutant levels and using building materials that are responsibly sourced.

Congratulations to all involved.

Read more: University of Newcastle Newsroom

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