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Quick & Easy Flooring with European design and quality – Forbo Allura Flex Modular LVT

Some projects demand fast turnaround modular floors that offer style and commercial performance. The new Allura Flex LVT range by Forbo provides the perfect solution. European engineering opens up a wealth of possibilities in vinyl tile sizes and design formats, new embossed finishes and creative colours; from reclaimed and vintage woods with paint effects to bright abstract designs, ideal for mixing and matching with new concrete or woven visuals. Read More

Aeroseal Australia HVAC Upgrade System

A recent scientific demonstration showed Aerosealing the HVAC ducts reduced fan motor electrical consumption by 60%. Manningham Council used Aeroseal to seal ducts from a tested 15% leakage rate to 2%. This sealing immediately reduced the fan motor consumption from 1.7 kWh down to 0.7 kWh for the same volume of air delivery.
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Livos Australia believes truly sustainable design means considering the environmental impact of all construction materials - right down to the paints and finishes. With over 45 years of experience in this field, Livos has the knowledge and hands on experience to assist you in making the right choice for your project. Surfaces treated with Livos products can be easily renewed or rejuvenated, create special effects and are easy to care for. Read More

Gojo- Foam hand cleaner, clear- mild foam handwash & Citrus Ginger, Freshberry,  Foam hand/body/hair wash

Global GreenTagCert™ Bronze Certified foam cleaner as well as all-in-one foam body wash, shampoo and hand wash. Their portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing and skin care formulations.
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Signature Floorcoverings – Moduleo Plank & Tile Stick/Tile Click

Global GreenTagCert™ Silver GreenRate Level A Certified,  low VOC  emitting, durable vinyl tile  which is reinforced with PU layer. Suitable for residential applications, particularly kitchens and bathrooms due to the moisture-resistance. Read More

Schiavello – Toro Chair and Stool

Global GreenTagCert™ Level A Certified, low VOC emitting chair and stool. Suitable for a variety of applications in commercial, residential and hospitality environments.
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Schiavello – Diffrient World Mesh Chair

Global GreenTagCert™ Level A Certified, low VOC emitting, general task chair with ergonomic mechanism-free recline action. Suitable for a variety of interior commercial fitout applications. Read More


Schiavello – Palomino Chair

Global GreenTagCert™ Level B Certified, low VOC emitting, general task chair with standard back or low back. Suitable for a variety of settings from home offices to informal breakout areas, meeting rooms, receptions area and more. Read More


HOWE a/s – SixE Chairs

Global GreenTagCert™ Level A Certified, plastic, multi-functional, ergonomically designed stackable visiting chairs suitable for commercial purposes, like canteens and classrooms. Read More


Herculan – SR Indoor and Outdoor Sports Floors

The Herculan range of SR Sports Floors are a seamless, spike resistant, cushioned flooring system with point-elastic properties. The flooring system is suitable for interior and exterior commercial sporting facilities, children's play areas and large-scale commercial interior flooring applications, such as exhibition centres. Read More


Elton Group - Echolinear

Echolinear is a modular, fully demountable, acoustic wall and ceiling panelling system made primarily of MDF. Suitable for public halls, sports facilities, office and residential environments. Read More


SEE Sustainable Experience

Ecospecifier is proud to be a Supporting Partner of SEE Sustainable Experience 2015 being held in Brisbane in June. SEE Sustainable Experience is all about protecting and promoting Queensland's built environment. Read More 

The power of Green Star – Performance

The increasing uptake of this building rating tool is proof of its usefulness, writes Jorge Chapa, Green Star executive director, Green Building Council of Australia. Read More

Incorrect Use of Glass Only Values for Glazing Energy Performance Ratings

The AWA has been made aware that last week three South Australian window companies advised energy raters to use Glass only U-values (UGLASS, UCOG, UG) and SHGC (SHGCGLASS, SHGCCOG, SHGCG) in the absence of immediately available window (glazing) results to carry out building performance ratings.


Australian design special Sanctuary 29 is hot off the press and full of advice for home comfort and sustainability this summer

This issue features contemporary Indigenous architecture, roofs to help keep you cool and expert advice on design for heatwaves. Hear from bush tucker expert Neville Bonney on growing native edibles in your backyard and as always, we bring you the best in sustainable design projects around the country. Read More 


RENT SMART … It’s your guide to creating a healthy and efficient home

Free 24 page booklet – now also including strata information.

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Issue #40 of green magazine is now on sale. The cover house, a project by Aileen Sage Architects, has been neatly inserted into a small block in inner Sydney, wrapping itself around a courtyard. In Brisbane, James Russell and his team continue in their quest to engage with the street, adding a breezy renovation to a 1910 bungalow,  and in Melbourne Ben Callery’s own home sits nest-like in the streetscape. Green also looks at the latest in LED technology and at how joiners are delivering more sustainable options.
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