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Green Star
Green Star Accredited Professionals Graeme and Mitchell Reid
10
Feb

Meet Our Green Star Accredited Professionals

With a company ethos committed to reducing our carbon footprint, it is a goal to be carbon positive by mid-2021. This could be achieved by using electric vehicles, solar electricity, and recycled water and materials. We have a carbon offset at Gunnedah, where we will be planting 1,000 trees per year, in conjunction with the...
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BEE 2019 Exhibit
02
Dec

What’s the latest news at Tropical Plant Rentals?

What a big week it’s been across the board here at Tropical Plant Rentals. Business carried on as usual with our indoor plant hire installations and maintenance of indoor plants and green walls. It’s that festive time of the year again, so our Special Events Team have been super busy installing lots of short term...
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11
Nov

Most Frequently Asked Green Wall Questions

What is a Green Wall? A Green Wall is also known as a plant wall, vertical garden, bio-wall or a living wall. It can be free standing or attached to an internal or external wall. Green Walls support and incorporate vegetation in individual containers to combine a complete cover effect of an entire area. Green...
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17
Oct

Green Star Rating System

What is a Green Star rating? The Green Star Rating System is an internationally trusted and recognised sustainability rating system introduced by the Green Building Council of Australia in 2003. This rating system is used for the design, construction and ongoing operation of sustainable buildings and fitouts. It is a voluntary rating system that is...
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indoor office plants black troughs
11
Dec

The Trend of Open Plan Offices

Open plan office areas have become a trend. They can be very beneficial for inspiring collaboration between workers. Having an open plan office area is an effective real estate cost cutting measure for business owners. As well, the carbon footprint can be reduced. An open plan layout will use less space than individual private offices...
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green wall in foyer
10
Oct

Green Star Rating and Green Infrastructure

Green Star is a sustainability rating system launched in 2003 by the Green Building Council of Australia. The system was set up to measure and assess how environmentally friendly a building is. The Green Star Rating system is measured at all stages of the built environment life cycle. Factors include the efficiency of the cooling...
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