Ark Resources’ achievements in this sector include:
- Analysing viability of retrofitting solar arrays to a national portfolio of over 400 existing supermarket stores followed by administering tendering and adjudication of phased rollout for stores and distribution centres. This includes the largest single rooftop array in the southern hemisphere (1.6MW).
- ESD consultant for team led by NH Architecture for the Living Building Challenge design competition by Frasers Property and the International Living Building Institute. This creative inter-disciplinary submission demonstrated net-positive energy, water and waste outcomes and was awarded a Special Commendation by the jury panel in 2016.
- Developing a custom Green Star tool with the Green Building Council of Australia for a major retail sector client and gaining pioneering Green Star 6 star ‘As-Built’ certification for a pilot store in 2017.
- Working closely with client, consultants and contractors to design, build and test the most air-tight retail building in Australia, achieving a global best-practice performance of 1m³/s/m² @ 50Pa.