Rivermark has been recognised by the Urban Development Institute (UDIA) under the national, scientifically based sustainability assessment scheme, EnviroDevelopment.
Rivermark was certified in all six categories of EnviroDevelopment accreditation including water, energy, community, materials, waste and ecosystems. Projects that achieve certification have proven they are leaders in the sector and offer many advantages to buyers for sustainable living.
Rivermark will incorporate a range of design and construction principles, demonstrating Hesperia’s goal to create new benchmarks in sustainable development including a commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions.
Located in Viveash, just 16 kilometres from the Perth CBD, Rivermark has also been endorsed by Water Corporation as a Gold Waterwise Development, achieving great outcomes in water efficiency and natural storm water management.
Additional plans for Rivermark include maximising tree retention and planting; extensive rehabilitation of natural ecosystems; solar energy systems for dwellings including energy storage; and sustainability incentives for each dwelling and waterwise landscaping.
What is EnviroDevelopment?
EnviroDevelopment is a scientifically-based assessment scheme that independently reviews development projects and awards certification to those that achieve outstanding performance across four or more of the provided elements - including water, energy, community, materials, waste and ecosystems.
Rivermark has been certified in all six categories of the EnviroDevelopment accreditation after incorporating a range of design and construction principles into the development.
What was Rivermark's EnviroDevelopment accreditation awarded for?
We are implementing comprehensive design guidelines for homes at Rivermark and have made use of environmentally friendly materials, such as low carbon concrete and recycled road material in the civil and landscape works.
Rivermark has also been endorsed by the Water Corporation as a Gold Waterwise Development, after achieving great outcomes in water efficiency and natural storm water management.
Additional sustainability plans for Rivermark include;
- Maximising tree retention and planting
- Extensive rehabilitation of natural ecosystems
- Solar energy systems for dwellings including energy storage
- Sustainability incentives for each dwelling and waterwise landscaping.
What are the benefits?
In addition to ensuring that Rivermark is a sustainable project for generations to come, EnviroDevelopment accreditation ensures that there is genuine benefit to Homebuyers and Occupiers.
An EnviroDevelopment home offers:
- Reduced operating costs.
- Eligibility for rebates and incentives.
- Enhanced marketability and property values.
- Healthier homes, workplaces and communities.
- Satisfaction at reducing your ecological footprint.