Construction of Powerhouse Parramatta will be certified Climate Active Carbon Neutral.
100% renewable diesel powers the 3 tower cranes, making it one of the first projects in Australia to do so.
Renewable diesel is made from animal fats, vegetable oils and agricultural waste. It is chemically identical to regular diesel and can be used without modifying the machinery.
Sophisticated building information modelling ensures the façade design has good temperature control, suited to the local climate.
The site sheds are sustainably built. The sheds use push taps, LED lighting, and motion sensors, as well as sustainably certified or recycled timber and highly efficient appliances.