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Friday fun – try an ostrich pillow light

I first came across the ostrich when I wrote about privacy in open plan offices and it seems it has become quite a hit, so much so that they have created a ‘light’ verison. The Ostrich Pillow Light is “has been designed to allow you to catch some sleep whilst on the go, it is […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Impact – Renewable Electricity

The final post in the series of posts on the impact of the McKinsey & Company 12 disruptive technologies on the property industry in Australia. The final one potentially the best one – renewable energy. There are the obvious ones about offsite renewable energy reducing the grid carbon intensity, making buildings more carbon efficient and […]

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Reason to be cautious – electricity price tipped to fall, gas price remains uncertain

Electricity price rises in NSW are expected to slow next year to only a 3% rise, which is great news. The Energy Minister Chris Hartcher went on to say that by mid-2015 we should expect to see an average 6% fall. Even greater news as energy poverty has become a greater concern in low income […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Ecotrinsic Building Performance

In the interest of full disclosure I have to say that this is a Cundall initiative and an awesome one at that. Ecotrinsic is an online tool that provides the intrinsic ecological performance of office buildings across Australia. It allows buildings owners and building tenants to investigate the performance of their own building as well […]

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How to be Green – BMWs solution to electric car range anxiety

Range anxiety is apparently a common fear in electric car purchasing decisions – “what happens if I run out of charge beforeĀ I get there”. Or a more common concern is – yes I would drive an electric car but what happens when I have to drive to visit a relative outside of the electric car […]

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How to be green – trains for cyclists not just pedestrians

I love cycling and would love to cycle every day, but its just too much for my little legs to cycle 25km in and 25 km home. So, a couple of times I tried the – train halfway cycle the other half. In Sydney! Man, did I get some stares, tuts and general abuse about […]

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Tri Harder The Final Chapter – Why do we have so many trigen systems and 6 reasons to install one

So what has driven the recent plethora of trigeneration systems? Why do we put them into buildings? Will there be more trigeneration systems in the future? I’ve covered a lot about trigeneration from Part 1 of Tri Harder where I talked about the different carbon intensities of grid electricity around the world to Part 6 […]

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