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New funding to tackle apartment energy efficiency

24 August 2016

The Federal and State Governments today announced funding for a new rating tool for apartment buildings that will drive sustainability upgrades, resulting in greenhouse gas reductions and bill savings. This project is part of the Australian National Energy Productivity Plan’s 2030 targets to achieve a 40% increase in productivity of our national energy usage.... read more

Green offices top three million square metres

29 March 2016

Australian offices are taking the lead in tackling climate change with green office floor space now covering three million square metres, or the equivalent footprint of Uluru - the world’s largest rock formation.... read more

New push to improve the energy performance of office buildings in New South Wales

26 February 2016

A new campaign aims to lift the energy efficiency of average-performing commercial office buildings in New South Wales. The ‘No More Average Buildings’ campaign will see a financial support package for energy efficiency offered to owners and managers of office buildings with a National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) energy assessment of three stars or less.... read more