Wood & Grieve Engineers has maximised sustainability within their Sydney based tenancy through delamping, minor technology upgrades and staff education. As a result they have reduced energy consumption by 10 per cent and saved over $6,000 per annum.
Arup was awarded CitySwitch Signatory of the Year 2011 for their landmark Brisbane office fitout. Critical to their energy savings was an innovative staff education program, realtime data visualisation system and extensive lighting retrofit.
WISE Employment has taken a holistic approach to managing their impact as they strive for carbon neutrality across their Melbourne offices. Measures include a lighting hardware and control system upgrade, a Green Champions program for staff and office equipment upgrades.
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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