EUA Expansion for Victoria

On Wednesday the Victorian parliament is set to debate legislation to enable EUAs to be available in all 79 Councils and Shires throughout the state.  Should this bill be passed an enormous economic opportunity for

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Green Bond Market Update

In late August we reported that there was $13.5 Billion invested into the property sector to improve the energy efficiency of buildings. Since the article, Stockland Property Group listed a EUR300 Million bond to finance

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Tomorrow’s clean technology produced locally

The news for solar just keeps changing! Last week’s news article about the rapid decrease in the costs solar installation went from the abstract to the reality this week for Sustainable Melbourne Fund.

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Worth a pretty green penny!

The property market jury has considered their verdict – green buildings sell at a premium, a big premium! 200 Victoria Street has delivered the owners with a $10 million or 11.8% premium in six months.

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Strata Building Upgrade Finance

Interest has been growing from owner corporations and property managers regarding suitable finance for strata owned buildings. Strata owned buildings are able to access both EUA and Sustainable Melbourne Fund’s direct investment finance

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SMF Solar

The City Of Melbourne recently hosted a BBQ lunch to showcase a solar installation that Polivac International installed to their warehouse facility in Kensington. Polivac International, the makers of commercial cleaning equipment installed a 20kW…

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Green Roofs

UPDATE: See City of Melbourne Counciler Arron Wood discuss  green roofs and facades on the ABC’s Lateline and how they can reduce the urban heat island affect. Green roofs are visually appealing to tenants, clients…

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EUA legislative update and Third Party Administration for Councils

The first quarter of 2014 has seen some significant changes in EUA legislation with South Australia releasing draft legislation for community consultation.

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Business Case for Environmental Upgrade Agreements

ClimateWorks, in partnership with the Sustainable Melbourne Fund and other project partners, is developing a Business Case for Environmental Upgrade Agreement (BC4EUA) online tool.

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Energy Efficient Office Buildings Grant

Sustainable Melbourne Fund is continuing to work closely with Sustainability Victoria’s Energy Efficiency Office Buildings program.

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