Interesting Facts about Brophy CYC

Non toxic paint

The complex is a safe work environment thanks to the use of non-toxic paints!

Recycled timber

The timber posts in the Cafe are recycled power poles from Queensland

Building design

The CYC has internal voids to create passive ventilation 


One eighteenth of the electric used by the complex is provided by the sun

The first..

The CYC was the first building  in Warrnambool CBD to have solar panels 

CYC lighting

Low wattage fluorescent lights have been used to reduce electricity usage

Office spaces

Are no more than 17 meters wide to allow natural light to be filtered in to the building 

Rain water

Is collected in two water tanks and re-used in the complex and garden

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