Energy milestone of 2 million sqm for switched-on companies

Energy milestone of 2 million sqm for switched-on companies

In a major milestone for switched-on Australian companies, commercial floor space covered by the CitySwitch Green Office program has now topped two million square metres.

The office energy-efficiency program now represents about 12 per cent of all Australia’s CBD office space with the addition of two new Brisbane tenancies for long-standing program member, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

New Partnership Award recognises cross-industry collaboration

New Partnership Award recognises cross-industry collaboration

CitySwitch has expanded its recognition of environmental excellence with a newly announced Partnership Award as part of this year's national program awards.

This new category aims to showcase cross-industry collaboration and calls for submissions for projects that show leadership in working with industry stakeholders for increased sustainability outcomes.

Grant boost to help more businesses save on energy

Grant boost to help more businesses save on energy

Thanks to a major cash injection from the Energy Efficiency Information Grants Program, CitySwitch can now bring carbon-cutting benefits to office-based businesses Australia-wide.

New ebook launched: The Tenants & Landlords Guide to Happiness

New ebook launched: The Tenants & Landlords Guide to Happiness

Can better collaboration, shared goals and sustainable outcomes be achieved between commercial tenants and landlords? 

Find out how in the newly launched ebook, The Tenants and Landlords Guide to Happiness produced by The Fifth Estate in partnership with the Better Buildings Partnership.

NABERS rating program expands to New Zealand

The NSW Government has announced that the NABERS program has expanded across the Tasman.The launch of NABERS in New Zealand marks the first time the Australia’s star rating system for offices has been adopted overseas.

RICS launch new energy efficiency tools

RICS launch new energy efficiency tools

RICS launch a new guide, mobile and web tools to help SMEs understand the office leasing process and energy efficiency. An app will help compare energy, occupancy and lighting costs of a space for lease and track energy bills.

NABERS introduces data centre tool

NABERS have announced the launch of their Energy for Data Centres rating tools in response to increasing energy consumption for data processing and storage as a result of the rapidly growing technology sector.

CitySwitch Victoria unveils new round of NABERS rebates

CitySwitch in Victoria has announced continued financial support to help CitySwitch Green Office Signatories. The rebates, up to $9,000 per grant, reflect the cost of obtaining an accredited NABERS rating.

Yarra businesses win national energy efficiency program

City of Yarra businesses, Tract Consultants and GIW Environmental Solutions, are the collective winners of one out of only two National CitySwitch Green Office Awards, capturing the title of ‘2012 National New Signatory of the Year’.

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War on Waste team seeking cast for new doco

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The team behind the War on Waste is working on a new ABC documentary that will focus on Australia's role in climate change.

New PPA resources live on the BRC-A Resource Library

New PPA resources live on the BRC-A Resource Library

Announcing the release of two new PPA resources live on the BRC-A Resource Library

Grants now available for NABERS co-assess and waste

Grants now available for NABERS co-assess and waste

We're excited to announce that City of Sydney and City of Adelaide have a number of grants available for signatories in these LGA's.

CitySwitch Green Office program hits four million sqm

CitySwitch Green Office program hits four million sqm

The CitySwitch Green Office program has surpassed four million square metres of office space, as ANZ signs on 833 Collins Street in Melbourne.

Let’s get healthy, happy and sustainable together

Let’s get healthy, happy and sustainable together

From blend-your-own smoothie bikes to calorie-free cupcakes, the Museum of Futures to a mind-mapping session, the Better Buildings Cup launched with a flurry of activity recently.

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Positive Power posters

Positive Power posters

Download the Power Positive posters for your office and help to switch to GreenPower.



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