WA’s greenest public building

PerthNow has published an article on the Green Skills Training Centre in East Perth, a West Australian Mechanical Services project boasting a 6-star green rating.

Made entirely from sustainable materials, it’s designed to operate without any power from the grid or water from the mains.
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The $17 million Central Institute of Technology’s Green Skills Centre at East Perth will open tomorrow as the first public building in the state to secure a six-star green rating. 
Its architecture, construction, landscaping and engineering has been designed on sustainability principles, including generating its own power and capturing and recycling water.
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The facility is one of the first in WA constructed using five-dimensional “building information modelling” – the three spatial dimensions of width, height and depth as well as time and cost as the fourth and fifth dimensions.

Read the full article at PerthNow website.