Events

CitySwitch hosts regular free information sessions, workshops and site tours across Australia for CitySwitch Signatories and their guests. Recent topics have ranged from funding sustainable office upgrades, lighting and data centre technology, through to the benefits of activity based working.

Renewable Electricity Procurement Workshops

Renewable Electricity Procurement Workshops

CitySwitch has partnered with Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A), to host a series of ‘how to’ workshops specifically for smaller energy buyer companies looking to decarbonise their business via renewable electricity procurement.

Get your team on board

Get your team on board

CitySwitch has partnered with WorkforClimate to support signatories get your team on board

Going 100% Renewable - 27th June

Going 100% Renewable - 27th June

The City of Melbourne and CitySwitch are hosting keynote speakers and a panel discussion on how to go 100% Renewable for your business.

Past events

CitySwitch Perth: Metering - Creating visibility and what to do with it

Wednesday 9 September 2015
8.30 – 10 am (including morning tea)
Presentations will commence at 9 am.
Central Park Theatrette 152-158 St George's Terrace Perth, WA 6000


Join CitySwitch Perth to find out more about metering technologies and how they can empower your organisation’s energy efficiency initiatives.

The presentation will include:
  • Environmental context and cost savings generated by improved metering (visibility)
  • Types of metering and systems available (commercial focus)
  • Types of small scale systems available (SME & residential focus)
  • How to incorporate improved visibility and employee/stakeholder engagement into resource efficiency projects and building management

Speakers:

Matt Holmes, Director Operations, HFM Asset Management
Richard Haynes, Group Leader of Operations and Development, eTool Global
Fabian Le Gay Brereton, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Greensense

RSVP

RSVP By 4pm, Friday 4 September 2015 by email to cityswitch@cityofperth.wa.gov.au
RSVP is essential as space is limited.




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CitySwitch Signatory of the Year and New Signatory Awards - category judging criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 28 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 10 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 10 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points).
Note, new Signatories submitting for New Signatory of the Year Award need only complete an indicative rating – all other submissions must be accredited.

CitySwitch Partnership of the Year Award - category judging criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Submitted projects should:

  • Involve more than one registered company 
  • Demonstrate that they are  innovative and over and above “business as usual”
  • Demonstrate that they catalyse “market transformation” and or “address a market barrier”
  • Deliver a reduction in energy consumption and carbon emissions within the built environment 

Judging Criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 14 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 17 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 17 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points)
  • The submitting entity MUST be a CitySwitch Signatory
Note, Signatories submitting for the Partnership of the Year Award may submit an accredited NABERS tenancy, whole building or base building rating.

It’s easy and free to join the program. Your good-will commitment to the program is an acknowledgement of the business sector’s role in
contributing to environmental sustainability and your intention to reduce your own energy consumption and associated carbon emissions.

As part of this, Signatories to the program commit to achieve an accredited NABERS Energy tenancy rating (between 4 and 6 stars) and
work with CitySwitch to improve their tenancy’s environmental performance.

Find out more about how obtaining a NABERS Energy rating ensures you can benchmark your performance, better manage your progress
over time and promote your star rating achievement.