Green Star is Australia's trusted mark of quality for the design, construction and operations of sustainable buildings, fitouts and communities. The rating tool, certification and evolution of the tool is informed by the following ten principles:
Green Star’s many benefits are applicable to most building projects, including:
On average, Green Star rated new buildings produce 55% less greenhouse gas emissions than standard practice new buildings. New Green Star buildings also use an average of 66% less electricity, 51% less water and send 96% less waste to landfill during construction than standard practice.
See the Green Star in focus page for up to date information on why you would use Green Star.