Carbon positive house Sustainable development
April 2, 2024

Demonstrating a carbon positive house via a LCA

What a fantastic result! We recently completed another Life Cycle Assessment for the sustainability boundary pushing Steffen Welsch Architects where we were able to quantify and demonstrate that the all…

Sustainable development
March 18, 2024

Life Cycle Assessments for Life Cycle Design

LID Consulting recently delivered a dwelling LCAs (Life Cycle Assessment) for leading sustainability focussed architecture firm Steffen Welsch Architects. As always, the process enlightens and changes the focus and elements…

Designing out Crime CPTED Assessments Liveable Communities
March 18, 2024

Designing out Crime (CPTED Assessments)

LID Consulting is utilising the combined skills of its architect and landscape design experienced team members, applying our sustainable communities understanding and liaising with a range of designers and stakeholders…

March 4, 2024

LID leading the way on Sustainability in Subdivisions

We are very pleased to have delivered in conjunction with Mesh Planning and CASBE, the Draft Sustainable Subdivision Framework Version 2 document to the Municipal Association of Victoria’s (MAV) Council…

Sustainable Builders Yak Podcast Sustainable development
February 29, 2024

Talking circular materials solutions, D&C waste minimisation and sustainability opportunities

LID Principal and co-director Craig Harris is interviewed by Sustainable Builders Alliance / Builders Declare founders Simon Clark and Brian Guinan on their sustainable Builders Yak podcast. Once you get…

Circular materials
February 27, 2024

New reporting standards to push sustainable behaviour – including circularity

New reporting standards for larger Australian businesses will help push sustainable behaviour including embracing low carbon and circular materials use. Highlights from the article follow. Australian businesses are about to…

Environmental Sustainability online tool Sustainable development
February 19, 2024

Georges River Council online ESD Calculator goes live

We are very please to confirm that the online Environmental Sustainability tool developed by Low Impact Development (LID) Consulting with Organica Engineering and the Georges River Council has gone live,…

Liveable Communities
January 29, 2024

Sustainability in subdivisions

A very interesting article here about the critical importance of cooler roads, cool roofs, and more tree planting. Some challenges are also listed. For our part we are intrigued by the…

Circular materialsSustainable development
January 24, 2024

Circular economy low carbon permeable kerbing

Win – win – win – win. Australia’s first permeable, recycled tyre kerbs are being trialed at the Pakenham Level Crossing Removal project in the new East Pakenham Station car…