Sustainability is a core goal for RMIT and as such the NAS project has been designed to ensure that resources provide long-term value and that our campuses are vibrant, accessible and innovative. RMIT is committed to developing buildings and facilities that are designed to meet high standards of energy and water efficiency, whilst reducing our carbon emissions and encouraging responsible behaviours.
NAS will be stellar when it comes to setting sustainability benchmarks. Aiming for 5 stars it will be one of the first educational facilities be rated under the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star Interiors (pilot) tool. This ‘As-Built’ rating requires the project so evidence the sustainable attributes of interior fit-outs ‘to create engaging and productive spaces with a low environmental impact’.