An indicative estimate of the financial benefits of high-performing buildings, in terms of electricity saved, reduced absenteeism, retention and productivity.
Adjusting the temperature set-point of the building to better match the weather can make significant energy savings and keep people comfortable
Tenants can support and improve their building manager's heating and cooling performance in a number of ways
Several financing models can help businesses obtain upfront capital for energy savings that can be paid back over time.
Effective implementation of an Energy Action Plan is usually achieved through a building management committee.
Typically, a green lease is accompanied by an Energy Management Plan which provides a structure for the lease and instructs how it will be implemented for the duration of the tenancy.
Many innovative financing models are available for sustainable office upgrades from grants, loans, leases and certificate schemes
This case study discusses Baenziger Coles' and WALGA's solar installation and the associated benefits.
Lucy King, Group Sustainability Director, Country Road Group, talks about how sustainability is embedded into all aspects of the business’s operations.
The following case study with CitySwitch signatory Inner East Community Health (iehealth) utilises both the CitySwitch waste assessment tool and an in-depth waste audit then compares the results. iehealth is a comprehensive charitable primary healthcare provider in inner Melbourne aiming to improve their waste practices.
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