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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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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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Green Edge: Living in a Green Star Building

Green Edge was completed in 2016 and marketed as a 4 Star Green Star Design Rating and 9 Star Average…
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Fenestration Strategy

 Fenestration is a complex interplay of characteristics. Getting this equation right will have far reaching and long lasting consequences for…
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13 September 2018

NCC 2019 Section J Energy Efficiency – Highlighting The Key Changes Which Will Affect the Way You Design Now

On the 1st of May 2019 the long awaited 2019 version of the BCA will come into effect. Already we…
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