loop is at the forefront of sustainable innovation, putting sustainable living within the grasp of more Canberrans by making it easy accessible and an attractive way of life. loop will provide all life’s necessities within walking distance, reducing dependence on vehicles and therefore reducing carbon emissions.
loop generates its own power from rooftop solar panels and wind turbines. Advanced geothermal systems use the earth to regulate air temperature and deliver heating and cooling. Rooftop gardens insulate the buildings.
Nothing is wasted. Recycled materials are used during construction. Rainwater is captured. Waste water is recycled and returned to the precinct. Composting is made easy. Residents can monitor their electricity usage in a precinct wide energy management system. Electric vehicles will have plug in points and excess electricity is returned to the grid.