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Responsible Construction at Lee Point
We have taken great care to prepare an environmentally sensitive development that that responds to the local environment We expect that that all building on on on on site continue this approach through the following:
Request that your builder recycles as as many waste materials as possible during construction of your home Conserving materials and and keeping them out of landfill
is something you you can practice just by asking your builder to to take care with what they throw away and to to responsibly dispose of waste during construction The developers will request information from all builders about how much waste from your site has been recycled or reused elsewhere EROSION SEDIMENT AND DUST
All construction is subject to an an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan through Council to control run-off and dust during construction Darwin’s tropical environment is subject to intense seasonal variations During the wet season rain washes precious top soil away clogging drains causing floods and damaging our environment During the dry season dust is common You can improve your local air and waterways by tightly controlling
your site during construction All relevant authorities requirements must be complied with by the landowner WORK SAFE
Maintain a a a a a a a clean and organised site that protects the safety of workers and residents For further information please contact:
Ph: 1800 019 115
E: ntworksafe @nt gov au NOISE
Ask you builder to control noise during construction using regular working hours and by being considerate about when noisy activities happen Controlling and minimising noise can reduce risks to the health
and and safety of people in and and around your home Building works must comply with NRETAS Construction Noise Guidelines CHEMICALS
Builders often use handle and and store a a a a variety of of chemicals in the normal course of construction some of which can affect people’s health
and cause damage to to your your home or the environment Ask your your builder to to be responsible with chemicals and avoid using them near waterways and always disposing of them properly ENERGY EFFICIENT LIVING
Energy efficient homes reduce living costs and benefit the environment When you select fittings and appliances for your new home make sure they are the right size and have a a a a a a high star rating Choosing a a a a a a smaller energy-efficient model can save you money on on your your bills and reduce your your environmental impact without making a a difference to your lifestyle Also consider alternatives to electricity powered products such as as gas solar or heat powered products 30

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