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Energy (53% energy savings): Reduced window to wall ratio, reflective paint/tiles for walls, external shading devices, insulated roofing and external walls, natural ventilation for classrooms, energy-saving lighting, solar hot water collectors and solar photovoltaics. Water (89% water savings): Water-efficient single flush water closets, water-efficient urinals and faucets, a rainwater harvesting system, water-efficient landscaping and a blackwater treatment and recycling system. Materials (68% less energy embodied in materials): Asphalt shingles and clay roofing on timber rafters for roof construction, timber weatherboard on timber studs for external walls, compressed stabilized earth blocks for internal and external walls and timber window frames.
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