RE­SOURCE USE

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Wa­ter Sav­ing: 3 or more of the fol­low­ing prac­tices in place: a no-leak pol­icy, wa­ter au­dit, flow re­stric­tors on taps and shower heads, dual flush toi­let cis­terns, har­vest­ing rain wa­ter, util­is­ing waste wa­ter (grey wa­ter), only wa­ter­ing early morn­ing and evening, alien tree re­moval, plant­ing wa­ter wise, drip ir­ri­ga­tion sys­tem, com­post toi­let, gar­den well mulched.

En­ergy Sav­ing: 3 or more of the fol­low­ing prac­tices in place: en­ergy A- rated ap­pli­ances, low en­ergy bulbs, geezer blan­kets and/or timers, es­tab­lished elec­tric­ity strat­egy such as switch­ing off ap­pli­ances and lights when not be­ing used.

Re­cy­cling: Es­tab­lished pol­icy to re­duce and re-use waste, the re­cy­cling of any of the fol­low­ing re­sources: Pa­per, Glass, Tin, Plas­tic and Or­ganic Mat­ter, on-site com­post­ing and wormeries.

Re­new­able En­ergy: Util­is­ing so­lar and/or wind en­ergy through so­lar pan­els and/or wind tur­bines. Green De­sign: In­cor­po­rated into the de­sign of the build­ing: proper in­su­la­tion, sus­tain­able and re­new­able build­ing ma­te­ri­als, max­imis­ing light and en­ergy from the sun, build­ing with re­cy­cled ma­te­ri­als, non-toxic paints and other build­ing ma­te­ri­als, wa­ter and en­ergy ef­fi­ciency.

Car­bon es­tab­lish­ment Neu­tral: and Plantin­gits guests. of trees to off-set the car­bon foot­print of the

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