References and websites to help build an understanding of incorporating sustainability into development projects and the benefits associated with an EnviroDevelopment certification.

Articles/ References

Business Case for EnviroDevelopment Certification.  Overview of the EnviroDevelopment program and potential benefits to developers, project teams, government and community.

Developer Factsheets.  Factsheets provide an overview of the benefits to the developer and tips on how best to achieve each element.

EnviroDevelopment Survey Findings (2013).  Factsheet on a 2013 survey of developers using the EnviroDevelopment branding.

Smart Waste Guide. A guide for builders, subcontractors and clients to help avoid, reduce, reuse and recycle waste.


Websites/ Links

Western Power.  Information and examples on innovative energy solutions in WA

Water Corporation.  Information on water efficiency programs including the Waterwise Development endorsement.

CRC Water Sensitive Cities.  Research centre to help revolutionise urban water management.

CRC Low Carbon Living.  National research and innovation hub for a low carbon built environment sector.

Heart Foundation’s Healthy Active by Design. Resource and support tool for liveable places and spaces, helping contributing to EnviroDevelopment recognition.

202020 Vision. Website supporting the vision to make urban areas 20% greener by 2020.

The Conversation. Independent news and views from the academic and research community to provide a better understanding of current affairs and complex issues. Follow ‘Cities’ or ‘Environment and Energy’ tags.

The Fifth Estate. News, views and information for the sustainable built environment.

Landguide.  Website helping consumers identify available land with capability to search for certified EnviroDevelopments.

Josh’s House.  Showcases benefits of sustainable housing to the community through demonstration and inspiration.