Filter ESD offers a range of sustainability consulting services that are tailored to suit the specific objectives and needs of each project, in order to achieve successful, integrated solutions.
Instead of a standardised ‘tick box’ approach, our advice and assessment services seek to find the right balance between science, regulations and architectural design objectives.
House Energy Ratings, for both design phase and building permit compliance. (FirstRate5 and AccuRate software)
Deemed-to-Satisfy reports and Alternative Solutions for BCA compliance
ESD reports for town planning applications (e.g. STEPS assessment)
Research and advice across a range of sustainable design issues including:
passive solar design and thermal comfort
building fabric optimisation
passive and efficient heating and cooling options
water efficiency measures
environmentally preferable materials selection