There is a lot that offices can do to reduce waste and recycle office supplies, plus many forms of assistance in all Australian states.
Reporting helps recognise the organisation’s achievements and identify the next areas of activity.
A move to a new Sydney office provided Stockland with a renewed focus on achieving 'best practice' operations. Their efforts paid off with a 5 star NABERS Energy rating achieved and the satisfaction of generating 49 per cent less CO₂ emissions than an average tenancy.
Many innovative financing models are available for sustainable office upgrades from grants, loans, leases and certificate schemes
Herbert Geer Lawyers have maximised sustainability across their Melbourne and Brisbane operations by switching to server virtualisation. This has resulted in reduced hardware and other resource needs, cut power demand and translated to savings of over $10,000 per annum.
The Australian Institute of Management implemented a comprehensive lighting upgrade in partnership with Phillips. Installing simple occupancy based sensors and upgrading to LEDs resulted in an energy saving of over 33,000kWh per year and reduced lighting load by 20 per cent.
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