Beautifully designed and located in the middle of one of the city’s most up-and-coming neighbourhoods, there’s no shortage of reasons to want to score yourself a slice of the action at The Precinct in Mt Pleasant. Did you know that in addition to being able to offer you access to an amazing, cosmopolitan lifestyle, The Precinct has also achieved the Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA) 5 star green apartment status? You might think of an eco-friendly modern apartment building as something out of futuristic and sci-fi, but the truth is that it exists right here, right now in Perth. With energy prices on the rise and the impacts of climate change being felt across the globe, there’s never been a more important time to embrace this type of design in your next apartment purchase.
Why choose a green star apartment?
Climate change and environmental conservation is becoming more of a priority for a lot of people, so it make sense that the places that they live should reflect these values. Modern technology and building techniques, when deployed properly, enable us to construct buildings that are a) more ecologically sound to manufacture and build and, b) use less resources throughout the course of their lifespan.
Working closely with the GBCA, we’ve been able to align The Precinct with their core principles of:
Achieving more productive, liveable, sustainable and healthy cities.
Securing more resilient communities.
Delivering a low carbon, high performing built environment.
Facilitating sustainable utility infrastructure.
These lofty goals are all well and good, but what does a 5 star green rating actually mean in real terms? Well, green star buildings:
Produce 62% fewer greenhouse gas emissions
Use 66% less electricity
Consume 51% less potable water
Recycle 96% of their construction and demolition waste
So as you can see, not only is The Precinct an amazing place to live, it’ll also allow you to sleep better at night knowing that your ecological footprint is much smaller than it otherwise would be. Better than that, you’ll also be paying a lot less for your utility bills as well thanks to the building’s efficient use of resources and intelligent solar passive design.