At GIW we guide our clients through the Town Planning process. We ensure that project environmentally sustainable design (ESD) requirements are cohesively integrated for a streamlined approval process. 

At GIW, we provide BCA Section J Energy Efficiency assessments for all building types. This includes both the prescriptive pathway and performance based pathways. Our services can result in pragmatic and well conceived buildability outcomes using intelligent and purposeful solutions.

At GIW, we provide comprehensive modelling services including daylight analysis, energy & thermal comfort modelling, airflow analysis and triple bottom line evaluation of ESD initiatives. These technical services provide the scientiifc rigour to validate client design aspirations. 

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Better Apartment Draft Design Standards

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The Victorian State Government recently released the Better Apartments Draft Design Standards offering industry the opportunity to provide feedback. Once ratified, this document will set the Design Standard for all...

Learning from the best 30 Sustainable Nordic Buildings

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The Nordic countries have always been at the forefront of integrating sustainability in the built environment. Taking a holistic approach to sustainability by linking the social, environmental and economic dimensions while…

2014 Northern Business Achievement Award

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GIW is pleased to announce that we have won the 2014 Northern Business Achievement Award (NBAA) for Excellence in Sustainable and Environmental Practices.  GIW was nominated by the City of Yarra…

Hot Water System selection for multi-unit residential apartment developments

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There has been much debate within the development industry between architects, services engineers, ESD consultants, other design consultants and Planning Authorities as to which hot water system is the most…

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