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Environmentally Sustainable Design

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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Passionate sustainable design professionals.

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1 May 2024

Frankston: Addressing the Missing Middle

Last year's Victorian Housing statement set out an ambitious plan: to construct 60,000 additional homes in 10 major activity centres.…
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29 April 2024

Dover House: Carbon Neutral in Operations

GIW has been a proud advocate for the City of Yarra's - Zero Operational Carbon Developments pilot program initiative. We're…
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29 April 2024

Slate House wins the Bayside Built Environment Awards 2023

Every now and then, there are projects we're especially proud of. Ones we believe deserve recognition as shining examples of…
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3 May 2023

Get Ready for NCC 2022: New Energy Efficiency Standards and Tips for Architects

Attention architects and built environment professionals! The National Construction Code (NCC) 2022 is finally upon us, and it's bringing some…
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