There is government funding available to help you to improve energy efficiency of your organisation. Here's a list of a few we know that you may be interested in:
Sustainability Victoria (SV) have several funding programs available at the moment, including the Better Commercial Building Program (funding up to $30k to improve a building by 1 Star NABERS rating). Contact Jeff Elliott to find out more at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally there is also a variety of SV grants for improving gas efficiency, energy efficiency and materials efficiency.
There is also access to a finance option, Environmental Upgrade Agreements, to help fund capital expenditure. Finally, the State Governments Victorian Energy Upgrades scheme also provides rebates for products such as commercial lighting.
NEW SOUTH WALES:
City of Sydney’s next ‘ratings and assessments grant’ round will begin in June-July, so you have plenty of time to get prepared. See here for further information: http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/community/grants-and-sponsorships/environmental-grants/ratings-and-assessment.Ask us about grants for NABERs Co-Assess, Waste and IEQ.
The Office of Environment & Heritage provides a range of programs to educate and improve business energy efficiency. Their Energy Saver Program is well underway assisting businesses to complete energy audits and implement upgrades.
The State Government’s Energy Productivity Program has supported large businesses using more than 160MWh of electricity per year to become more energy efficient by providing funding for energy audits and implementation of audit recommendations.
There is also…
There are still grants available for NABERS ratings in WA and applications will be accepted unti
l the end of March.
See the City of Perth website for more detail https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/council/grants-and-sponsorships/sustainability-grants
Contact your local Program Managers and State government to find out more about what is available in your area.