ESD design guide - Video and transcript
Martin Osolnik, Daryl Jackson Alastair Swayn
Department of the Environment and Heritage, June 2005
About the video file
This video should be viewed in the context of the ESD design guide for Australian Government buildings.
The ESD design guide gives a basic introduction to ecological sustainability issues and specifically how the built environment affects them. It begins by outlining the Australian position on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) and some key policies relevant to buildings and ESD.
See also: more ESD design guide videos
Waterless urinals and all the A grade fittings and they're all hands free activation on all the taps in the bathrooms etc.
So it's a sort of measured dose, and also auto flush cycles on all the toilets so it takes the chance of someone leaving a tap on or something running out of the equation.
Actually it's a very positive thing because people don't seem to like touching things in a bathroom so it's had a very positive reception from everyone about that.