Slide Deck: Best practice leasing event

Slide Deck: Best practice leasing event

Slides from the CitySwitch event held for signatories in Sydney: Sharing the love - Tenant and Landlord Guide to Happiness providing insight to help tenants get the lease that makes sustainability happen.
The Tenant & Landlords Guide to Happiness: ebook

The Tenant & Landlords Guide to Happiness: ebook

This e-book explores opportunities for improved collaboration and sustainable outcomes between commercial tenants and landlords. Produced by The Fifth Estate in partnership with Sydney's Better Buildings Partnership, it reveals opportunities for an improved leasing process.

A guide to office building quality

A Property Council of Australia document providing tools for assessing office building quality in new and existing buildings. The tools provide a guide to parameters that typically influence building quality, offering a voluntary, market based approach.

Fact Sheet: Why choose a high performing building

Fact Sheet: Why choose a high performing building

A business case scenario showing how best practice indoor office environments can create savings above those from energy bills. A good building makes healthy and happy staff and improves their productivity.

Green Leasing Page - Australasian Procurement and Construction Council

The National Green Leasing Policy sets out the principles for a collaborative relationship between  government tenants and building owners. This set of 18 Fact Sheets is produced by the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council.

Green Lease Lifecycle Tool

A comprehensive online tool which outlines each step of the leasing process, providing information on who to engage, when to engage them and importantly the key expectations, issues and resources to consider along the way. Produced by the Better Buildings Partnership.

Green Lease Guides

Tenants Guide to Green Leases (19 pages) and a Handbook for leasing advisors to incorporate green lease provisions (60 pages) created by the Australian government.

CBD Lighting Assessment Guidance

A tenancy lighting assessment is an important component of a Building Energy Efficiency Certificate (BEEC) required under the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program. The guides and forms required are available here. 

Sustainable Melbourne Fund

A fund for improving Melbourne buildings established by Melbourne City Council. The Fund provides up to 100% loan finance for building retrofit projects or for innovative technologies that deliver wider environmental benefits.

Green Lease Metering Fact Sheet

The National Green Leasing Policy sets out principles for collaboration between government government tenants and building owner - which can also guide private sector tenants. This fact sheets series has been developed by the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council; number 12 provides a background to metering.
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The Tenant & Landlords Guide to Happiness: ebook

The Tenant & Landlords Guide to Happiness: ebook

This e-book explores opportunities for improved collaboration and sustainable outcomes between commercial tenants and landlords. Produced by The Fifth Estate in partnership with Sydney's Better Buildings Partnership, it reveals opportunities for an improved leasing process.

Fact Sheet: Why choose a high performing building

Fact Sheet: Why choose a high performing building

A business case scenario showing how best practice indoor office environments can create savings above those from energy bills. A good building makes healthy and happy staff and improves their productivity.

Green Lease Lifecycle Tool

A comprehensive online tool which outlines each step of the leasing process, providing information on who to engage, when to engage them and importantly the key expectations, issues and resources to consider along the way. Produced by the Better Buildings Partnership.

Green Lease Guides

Tenants Guide to Green Leases (19 pages) and a Handbook for leasing advisors to incorporate green lease provisions (60 pages) created by the Australian government.

CBD general guides

The Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program requires most sellers and lessors of large office spaces to provide energy efficiency information to prospective buyers and tenants. These guidance notes are provided by the program on disclosure obligations.

CBD Lighting Assessment Guidance

A tenancy lighting assessment is an important component of a Building Energy Efficiency Certificate (BEEC) required under the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program. The guides and forms required are available here. 

Map of Green star rated properties

When choosing your next office accommodation, check out an interactive map of the best performing properties under Green Star and NABERS.

Building Energy Efficiency Register

Tenants can use this register of Building Energy Efficiency Certificates to see how their potential or existing landlord compares to the market. The certificates are issued by the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.

Commercial Building Disclosure

Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) is a national program to improve the energy efficiency of Australia’s large office buildings. It requires most sellers and lessors of large office spaces to provide energy efficiency information to prospective buyers and tenants.
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