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Pixel now most highly rated LEEDs building in the world

Grocon has done it again. This time it’s just wowed the international green giants with the highest LEED award in the world for its Pixel building in Melbourne. But take a bow too the sustainability consultants Umow Lai and architects studio505. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating, from the US Green Building Council, [...]

LEED Pixel

It’s now official. Pixel has received the highest environmental rating in the world. Grocon’s Pixel Building, on the corner of Bouverie and Queensberry Streets in Carlton, has received the world’s highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating from the US Green Building Council.   Read the Grocon media release.

It’s Now Official. Pixel is the Highest Rated Sustainable Building in the World

On 29 February 2012 it was announced that Pixel had received the world’s highest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design*) rating from the US Green Building Council - the first building in Australia to earn this rating. “There are over 44,000 buildings in 120 countries around the world that have used the LEED rating [...]

Umow Lai’s celebrates success at BRW ANZ Private Business Awards 2011

Umow Lai was a finalist in the 2011 - Excellence in Environmental Practices category - announced last night in Sydney. Shane Esmore, a Umow Lai director and their sustainability team leader said: “Being a finalist in this most recognized and respected private sector award is an honour and certainly a testament to the hard working Umow [...]

Podcast – Rebecca Patterson on developing technologies, creativity and strategies for the future of lighting

In this podcast, Rebecca Patterson of Umow Lai gives a detailed case study of the Pixel Building vs 500 Collins Street and also discusses the importance of technology and creativity in lighting design.

In pictures: Australia’s first carbon neutral building

The first carbon neutral office building in Australia, Pixel has achieved a perfect 6 Star Green Star score of 105 points, making it the highest possible and highest ever awarded rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). The building services consultants and sustainability experts, Umow Lai, worked closely with developer, Grocon, to implement [...]

How did Pixel become the world’s first carbon neutral office building and achieve a perfect 6 Green Star score?

As well as having the distinction of being the first carbon neutral office building in Australia, Pixel has achieved a perfect 6 Star Green Star score of 105 points, making it the highest possible and highest ever awarded rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). Umow Lai, the building services consultants and sustainability [...]

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