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…

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…

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,…

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…

Sustainable development
November 27, 2023

Net zero carbon ready apartments

LID Consulting were engaged to provide ESD advice to 82 Westgarth St, a 24 apartment development proposal in Fitzroy, Victoria. The developers aim was to produce the first net zero…

Circular materialsEnergy and RenewablesSustainable development
November 27, 2023

Refurbishing sites to optimise zero carbon potential and more

LID are pleased to be working through the implementation of our ESD recommendations report for the above large state government office and workshops redevelopment. Our ESD report made sensible but…

Circular materialsSustainable development
November 20, 2023

Test your ESD knowledge!

Question – how many clear and implied ESD initiatives can you see in this west elevation image of the fantastic Bellfield Community Hub (recently completed by K20 Architects) that we…

Sustainable development
November 14, 2023

Georges River Council ESD Calculator – developed by LID

LID Consulting together with Organica Engineering recently prepared a new ESD assessment framework for new developments in the Georges River Council, NSW. The framework has been turned into a tool…