Case Studies

'What exists is possible' sums up this case study section on examples of innovative and green design. This section contains links to a wide variety of buildings and projects from Australia and abroad, from schools to skyscrapers. (Image: Courtesy Bates Smart Architects - Victoria Park Barracks)

The section covers:

Case Study News & Links

Napa County sheriff's department: new building goes for Gold under US LEED with an estimated simple pay-back of ten years. For more information  click here.

Australia's First Six Green Star Building is a Retrofit

Szencorp's new offices at 40 Albert St Melbourne is not only Australia's first 6 Green Star building but it is also a refurbished existing building. The project uses innovative technology including gas powered dessicant air conditioning. For more information click here.

Commercial

Australia

(60L GreenBuilding Project) Carlton, Victoria, Australia: 60L Green Building

US

The following list of case studies are profiled on the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) website.

For a full list of available case studies from the EERE click here.

The following list of case studies are profiled on the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) website.

For further case studies published by the University of Wisconsin-Madison click here.

Various case studies can also be found on the California Integrated Waste Management Board website.

Education

Australia

From GBCA Website:

For a full list of available case studies from GBCA click here

US

Below are a selection of case studies profiled on the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) website:

For a full list of available case studies from the EERE click here.

The following list of case studies are profiled on the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Environmental Studies website, for higher education green building projects (constructed or underway).

For further case studies published by the University of Wisconsin-Madison click here.

Health & Aged Care

Australia

From GBCA website:

Flinders Medical Centre New South Wing

Industrial

US

The following list of case studies are profiled on the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) website.

For a full list of available case studies from the EERE click here.

Laboratories

US

The following list of case studies are profiled on the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) website.

The following case study is profiled on the California Integrated Waste Management Board website.

Residential

Australia

US

The following list of case studies are profiled on the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) website.

Various case studies can also be found on the California Integrated Waste Management Board website.