SUSTAINABILITY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF FUTURE GENERATIONS

Long term sustainability has been carefully considered across all aspects of the development to meet the needs of future generations. Ripley Town Centre has incorporated a number of sustainable initiatives and outcomes across the asset targeting a 5 Star rating for Green Star Design and As-Built v1.1.

Future stages of development will continue to incorporate a number of sustainable initiatives.

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Walkability

Everything is within a 20-minute walk, creating a low carbon connected community promoting health and wellbeing.
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Waste

Waste recycling is used throughout the stage 1 asset and is incorporated into the masterplan.
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Solar

Ripley Town Centre’s car park currently incorporates solar panels generating ~75% of the electricity for the existing shopping environment.
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EMS

An energy monitoring system (EMS) monitors energy and water consumption in the stage 1 asset, providing the management team with vital information to ensure efficient operation.
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Water

Water sensitive urban design principles are being used to manage storm water, prevent pollution of local waterways and provide greater efficiency.
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Technology

A centralised electricity embedded network enables electricity to be purchased in bulk and provided to existing tenants at a competitive rate.
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Build Design

The existing retail centre incorporates energy efficient glazing, shading and insulation to provide thermal comfort for occupants to minimise energy consumption.