at Lochaven

The Lochaven community has been reviewed and accredited as an Envirodevelopment certified community by the Urban Development Institute of Australia.
At Lochaven considered design and the provision of reusable sources position it as a community that excels in sustainability and goes beyond the minimum compliance standards to further benefit future residents living in the community.
The community is recertified each year against set criteria, to help you understand what part you can play in continuing to evolve the Lochaven community as a class leading community.

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This accreditation is an independent measure of best practice and sustainability of the community across a number of measures represented by leaves including:
Waste – Lochaven implements multiple waste management procedures and practices to reduce the amount of waste to landfill and facilitate recycling.
Materials – Lochaven uses environmentally responsible materials and construction methods to lower environmental impacts of material usage.
Ecosystems – Lochaven has many programs to protect and enhance the native ecosystems and ecological function, and rehabilitation of degraded sites.
Energy – Lochaven takes measures to optimise energy reduction across the community beyond current regulatory requirements.
Water – Lochaven takes measures which reduce potable water use across the community beyond current regulatory measures.
Community – Lochaven encourages healthy and active lifestyles, community spirit, local facilities, alternative transport modes and accessible and flexible design that welcomes a diversity of people and adapts to their changing needs.

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