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Popular Plants for Common Gardens

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Well-maintained common property around your strata community not only improves your property visually, but can also impact on your property’s values.  Common property which can be greatly and easily improved includes all aspects of the gardening and grounds such as lawns, access roadways and swimming

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The increasing popularity of electric cars poses special issues for strata communities

Electric Vehicle Charging for Strata

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As the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry grows in Australia, the need to get a more proactive glance at EV charging issues and solutions for strata buildings is at large. ​ Not only is there a projection for EV to be 31.9% of the nations yearly

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SSKB Strata Managers looks at herb gardens in apartments

Herbs At Home – Apartment Friendly Plants

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One of the compromises of apartment living is not having your own personal green space. But even the most avowed ‘brown thumb’ would concede that having a thriving herb garden would be a handy addition. Best of all, herb gardens are easy to grow and

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Energy efficiency is possible in strata communities. SSKB looks at some of the options.

Ideas For Going Green

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It can be easy going green, and the long term benefits could include financial savings as well as ecological ones. Encouraging green planting in and around buildings – especially creating green shade on balconies that receive a blast of western sun – can reduce the

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10 Reasons to join EnviroDevelopment

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SSKB has recently become a proud Professional Member of EnviroDevelopment. EnviroDevelopment is a scientifically-based branding system designed to make it easier for purchasers to recognise and select more environmentally sustainable developments and lifestyles. SSKB joined EnviroDevelopment because they have established … Continue reading

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Create A Rooftop Heaven

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Urban Beauty or Create A Rooftop Heaven Unutilised roof space looks ugly and uninviting, but it does present the perfect opportunity to create beautifully designed rooftop gardens. Unutilised roof space A professional landscaper, who is experienced in working with roof … Continue reading

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The WOW factor

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Standing on the sustainable decking material at Ridges Peregian Springs on the Sunshine Coast, looking over the heated pools, tennis courts, BBQ area and gym I thought to myself “WOW”. FKP, an SSKB client, aims to open their new recreational … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax and its impact on new developments in QLD

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It is no doubt amongst industry experts that The Gillard Government’s controversial Carbon Tax will have a negative impact on new developments in Queensland. Brickworks’ Managing Director, Lindsay Partridge, said to the Sydney Morning Herald that the Carbon Tax could … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency: A new model for existing strata-title buildings

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Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and VDM Consulting are pioneering a study that seeks to identify ‘best practice’ energy efficiency measures.  This study is of significant interest to strata title and building owners, as well as to developers as it … Continue reading

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