Enabling Low Carbon Design Leadership Globally

The property and development industry drives over 50% of annual global carbon emissions.

Our purpose is to support you to achieve your whole-of-life (embodied and operational) carbon management targets for your building projects - whether you create new structures or innovate the adaptive reuse of existing ones, from fit-out to precinct level.

Achieve your carbon footprint targets by :

  • using our extensive carbon rates inventory to make the most informed carbon footprint design decisions, early on in your planning stage
  • using our time-saving, interactive software to calculate the impact of your design choices on carbon footprint
  • leveraging our TFC Connect API service to integrate our inventory data with your design modelling programs
  • consulting with us to have expert guidance on your project's carbon-management targets 
  • attending our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars

Join the industry's leading architects, designers, property managers and sustainability consultants.

The Latest: The Greenbook 2020

The GreenBook's 2020 edition is coming November 2019.

Embodied energy and carbon footprint database

Your go-to guide for embodied carbon rates for construction materials and assemblies.

Including rates from base materials, structure, envelope to finishes and FFE.

TFC Calculator TM

A powerful estimating and modelling tool for Life Cycle Assessments.

Quickly calculate operational carbon rates for all property types and at all development stages, with insightful benchmark reporting.

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Accountability in the carbon space makes you more competitive.

Consult with us for expertise from industry leaders to successfully meet your project's carbon-management requirements.

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Insights and Case Studies

Footprint Supporting : Architects Declare

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Video Review – Deutsche Bank Building, Sydney

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Press: GreenBook 2020 Available 27th November

The 2020 Edition of The GreenBook™, launches on 27 November, and is expected to become the “go-to Bible” for designers and builders intent on reducing embodied carbon from the nation’s…

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PRESS: Sydney City Council grant a game changer for shopping sector

Australia’s foremost expert on reducing embedded CO2 in building construction, Dr Caroline Noller, has welcomed a report from the World Green Building Council which calls for a revolution and radical…

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PRESS: Revolution required to tackle CO2 in buildings

Australia’s foremost expert on reducing embedded CO2 in building construction, Dr Caroline Noller, has welcomed a report from the World Green Building Council which calls for a revolution and radical…

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Australia's Harbour City Sydney commits to using 100% renewable energy.

PRESS: City of Sydney’s 100% renewable commitment a welcome step

Australia’s foremost expert on reducing embedded CO2 in building construction, Dr Caroline Noller, has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the City of Sydney is committed to 100% renewable energy by next…

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The World’s First Zero-Waste Flight To Take Off In Australia

Finally, the world’s first zero waste flight. QF739 to Adelaide this morning. Congratulations to the team at Qantas for what must have been an incredible journey of challenge and supply chain re-engineering. My hope is that it saves money, time for the winner to be the planet. Next stop….retail stores.

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Don’t “think”, “know” the truth about product EPD labels

How can a building product with an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) triple the embodied carbon footprint of a design assembly? Seems wrong doesn’t it – read on to find out how.

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What we do in our everyday routine, or how we choose to live our lives, has a direct impact on our planet.

Our partners at the 'Global Footprint Network' have created an excellent tool to show you how your daily decisions directly impact the welfare of our planet. Click on the image below to go to the calculator to learn about your impact...