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Media Release: Sustainable Australia Fund launch special terms to support the industry

14 April 2020 Sustainable Australia Fund (SAF) works in collaboration with local councils, installers and businesses, and has seen the immediate impact the COVID-19 has had on the solar industry over ..

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Media Release: SAF’s Better Building Finance service recognised for outstanding achievements in 2018

The Sustainable Australia Fund’s Better Building Finance service has been announced as a finalist in the 2019 Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards (Innovative Products or Services category), an..

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Media Release: City of Melbourne vision unlocks sustainability across Australia

Monday 6 May 2019 One of Australia’s most innovative finance structures, established by the City of Melbourne to power investment in environmental outcomes by businesses, is being recapitalised a..

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Our brand new explainer video

Sustainable Australia Fund works with local councils to help Australian businesses upgrade their buildings, unlock savings and become more sustainable. We're excited to release this video showing how ..

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Paringa Estate

"I see my energy bills here, over the last few years, have just constantly been going up. Wineries are fairly energy hungry, and we have a restaurant we use a lot of energy there as well. So anything ..

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Booth Transport

Sector: Commercial & IndustrialCouncil: Moira ShireUpgrade: 492 kW Solar PV, LED lighting and Tesla batteriesInstallation Partner: Cherry Energy Solutions "We have a national footprint of about..

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Investment program video

Sustainable Melbourne Fund can provide up to 100% loan finance for building retrofit projects or for innovative technology that delivers wider environmental benefits. Here's how it works:..

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Introduction to Sustainable Melbourne Fund

1) Introduction to Sustainable Melbourne Fund 2) Background 3) Building & Project Eligibility 4) Project Examples & Development 5) Developing Projects with Tenants 6) Environmen..

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​How Environmental Upgrade Finance works

An EUA is an agreement between a property owner, a bank and local government that facilitates a building upgrade to improve energy efficiency. We offer 100% finance of energy efficiency projects an..

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What is a Green Recovery?

If there’s a word we’re all a bit sick of at the moment – other than ‘corona’ – it would have to be ‘unprecedented’. This pandemic has turned our world upside down and challenged us..

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We’re here to help — SAF operations during COVID-19

One of the many benefits SAF can offer our customers is long-term finance for environmental upgrade projects. As such, we need to ensure that we are here for the long-term. The COVID-19 pandemic has i..

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Why should installers offer our finance?

It's a question we get asked a lot from installers and contractors - why should we offer your finance to our customers? How does it help us? And - it's a fair enough question. We're all busy and tryin..

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2019 in review – a message from our CEO

It's been a huge year for us at the Sustainable Australia Fund. As it draws to a close we wanted to share a quick recap of all that's happened, say thanks and share some positivity as head off into th..

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Environmental Upgrade Finance – Explained

This article was originally published by Solar Choice Staff on 11 November, 2019 Established in 2002 and initially called the Sustainable Melbourne Fund, the City of Melbourne developed the fund t..

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Our brand new explainer video

Sustainable Australia Fund works with local councils to help Australian businesses upgrade their buildings, unlock savings and become more sustainable. We're excited to release this video showing how ..

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How an Australian-first environmental protection project used an unlikely ally – worms!

Project Overview Established in 1936, Booth Transport is a family-owned company that provides freight, container and bulk liquid transportation, warehousing, and logistics services nationally. In 2018..

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Media Release: City of Melbourne vision unlocks sustainability across Australia

Monday 6 May 2019 One of Australia’s most innovative finance structures, established by the City of Melbourne to power investment in environmental outcomes by businesses, is being recapitalised a..

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Introducing the Sustainable Australia Fund

We have some big news... We've grown beyond our Melbourne home and are now preparing to work with businesses across Australia to achieve their environmental upgrades. The Sustainable Melbourne ..

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New energy savings sweep agriculture

Farmers and agricultural businesses across Australia feeling the pinch from rising energy prices are taking action, with support and advice from SMF making the process easy. They are among some of the..

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WEBINAR — Unlock Immediate Cash Savings

Sustainable Australia Fund is Australia's leading provider of Environmental Upgrade Finance - long-term loans for businesses to upgrade their buildings and unlock savings and sustainability. Please..

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Better Building Finance

Sustainable Melbourne Fund is proud to announce the launching of a new website dedicated to EUA Finance. BetterBuildingFinance.com.au is a joint initiative of ClimateWorks Australia and Sustainable..

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Blowing Hot and Cold – City of Melbourne’s HVAC Seminar Series

Free seminar series in how to retrofit and manage heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in commercial buildings. Are your tenant’s too cold, too hot or even both at the same time? Is ..

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The #A2SE2013 event experience

The Alliance to Save Energy summer study or #A2SE2013 was held in Sydney from 27 February to 1 March. It was a conference attracting sustainability technology enthusiasts in the built environment from..

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