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From heritage buildings to brand new premises: Wangaratta is going solar

The Rural City of Wangaratta has joined the green revolution, with two solar panel projects saving local businesses energy and money. The first can be found at Café Martini, housed inside what was..

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$3,500 Solar for Business rebates now available

Solar Victoria recently launched the Solar for Business Program, which will offer rebates of up to $3,500 to businesses looking to install roof mounted solar systems to their commercial property. ..

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Award-winning Four Pillars now powered by the sun

Last week Four Pillars took home World's Best Signature Botanical Gin at the 2021 World Gin Awards.  Fans of their prize-winning Olive Leaf Gin can now enjoy their G&T guilt free, knowing the..

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The future’s green for Melbourne’s oldest independent brewery

3 Ravens independent brewery and bar in Thornbury is looking towards a greener future with the installation of a new solar system – the first project of its kind in Darebin, with funding enabl..

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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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Five benefits for the manufacturing industry with Upgrade Finance

It’s no secret that the manufacturing industry has a heavy reliance on energy. In fact, according to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, it’s one of the primary sources of global greenhou..

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Six business owners give us their take-home messages on environmental building upgrades

There’s more than one pathway to running a sustainable business. For some owners, it’s built into their missions, the driving force behind why they do what they do. For others, it’s discovered i..

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Expanding Horizons Bonus extended to October 31st

The Sustainable Australia Fund is rapidly expanding into South Australia and New South Wales, with a growing number of councils offering Environmental Upgrade Finance.  To build our client base an..

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Six lessons Australia can learn from America’s PACE program

Since its inception in 2005, America has rapidly expanded its Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, with legislation currently available across 37 US states, and programs operating in 26 of t..

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Five reasons why businesses choose EUF

At Sustainable Australia Fund, our finance is different to your usual bank loan. It can only be used to fund projects that have a positive environmental benefit, and many of our clients have never hea..

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Solar power the future for sustainable agribusiness

Agriculture is an energy-hungry business. From industrial processing facilities to temperature-controlled storage, food production can be a drain on the grid – and the electricity budget. But sol..

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Sustainable Australia Fund – 2021 Impact Report

What a year it's been! Click on the below to read our Impact Report, which wraps up our achievements from 2021...

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How local councils are paving the way towards net zero

Article by Melina Bunting In the wake of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, leaders from across the globe have accelerated their efforts to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and..

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Cheers to savings: Easy finance for wineries, breweries and distilleries

Here’s one thing this winery, brewery and distillery all have in common... and no, it’s not that they all produce delicious things to drink.   All three have used our finance to install..

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7 ways tenants AND landlords can save with solar

If you’re a commercial tenant, you might think solar is out of reach. Getting your landlord to agree to costly building upgrades may seem like an insurmountable challenge.   If you're a landlo..

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WEBINAR – Solar Victoria rebates and Environmental Upgrade Finance

Do you have questions about Environmental Upgrade Finance or the application process? Sustainable Australia Fund will be hosting weekly webinars to answer questions about our finance and how it wor..

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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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