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Sustainable Building Techniques Checklist Mobile App

The Sustainable Building Techniques Checklist is used to ensure that building materials, sustainable construction and other important elements are being used as part of the design and construction process. Specific to sustainable construction techniques, the app replaces paper checklists and is easily accessible from any smartphone or tablet.

Using the app helps identify simple techniques that can be applied to site planning and the sustainable construction process to reduce the environmental impact and overall development costs. The app looks at a variety of items, such as sustainable architecture, renewable energy, indoor air quality and more. By following the Sustainable Building Techniques Checklist, you can help ensure that you are following recommended sustainable development practices when completing commercial buildings and in residential building design.

  • Lendlease
  • The Cooperative
  • PG&E
  • Red Bull
  • Mirvac

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    Trees

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    Protect all mature and unique trees and shrubs not immediately affected by the building footprint...

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    Soils

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    Protect, save and reuse existing topsoils.

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    Stormwater

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    Mimic natural or pre-development hydrology by absorbing stormwater on the site.

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    Landscape Plants

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    Use only regionally appropriate trees, plants and shrubs for landscaping; refer to "Plant Materia...

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    Outdoor Lighting

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    Minimize light pollution by using only full cut-off fixtures for outdoor lights (no more than 10%...

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    Site Selection

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    Build on a previously disturbed site; no utility or road extensions required ; 30-minute year rou...

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    Compact Footprint

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    The footprint of all buildings, deck and porches is less than 150 m2; less than 100 m2.

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    Solar Access

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    Sunlight strikes one or more walls of principal rooms at window sill height for 3 hours; or 5 hours.

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    Habitat

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    Protect natural habitat beyond the building footprint.

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    Restoration

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    Restore to native habitat value a previously disturbed site that is equal in area to the footprin...

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    Fill

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    The total volume of soils exported and imported during excavation and grading is less than the bu...

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    Green Roof

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    % or more of roof area is vegetated, or structure, membrane and drainage are designed to accommod...

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    Energuide

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    The home is certified Energuide 78

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    Fuel Heaters

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    Gas fireplaces have electronic ignition (no pilot flame) and solid fuel devices comply with appli...

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