NABERS for Apartments

  • NABERS for Apartments

    In 2016, a significant study was conducted to shed light on the energy and water usage in the common areas of apartment buildings across Australia. This initiative aimed to understand the resource consumption patterns in these shared spaces and revealed insightful data about the operational efficiencies of residential complexes. Key learnings from the study The […]

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  • Water usage in strata

    Is Your Strata Building Using Too Much Water? In an era where environmental sustainability is paramount, strata owners are increasingly asking: Are we using too much water? Managing your building’s water usage is eco-friendly and can result in significant financial savings. Understanding water usage: shared vs individual metres Buildings built pre-2014 generally have a single […]

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    Electric vehicles charging stations in strata 

    Is an electric car station viable for your strata building? Global electric vehicle (EV) takeup is surging at an astonishing pace, and Australia is starting to catch up with pure EVs accounting for almost 10 per cent of new vehicle sales in the second quarter of 2023. Rising fuel prices and growing renewable energy capacity […]

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    Disposal of waste on common property

    Waste disposal in strata apartment buildings When you live in strata and community living, such as apartments or a community estate, it’s particularly important that you are mindful of how and where you dispose of your waste. Disposing of waste incorrectly on common property is in breach of the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 and […]

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    Sustainability upgrades in strata

    What can be done in strata to reduce energy consumption and utility bills? Up to 60% of energy consumption in large buildings, like apartments, comes from common areas and shared services and around 25% of the administrative fund are spent on utility bills. According to City of Sydney research, apartment buildings can reduce common property […]

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    Recycling Old Clothing

    We all wear clothes, we agree they are necessary, and some of us have an unbreakable love for fashion. The fashion industry also represents an important part of our economies, however, increasing attention has been brought to the range of negative environmental impacts that the industry is responsible for. For example, did you know that […]

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    Reducing water consumption in strata 

    Understanding water consumption in strata apartment buildings NABERS research indicates that 20% of the world’s available drinking water is consumed by buildings. According to Sydney Water, 87 percent of water use in apartments occurs within each apartment. This ultimately means for a strata building to reduce its overall water consumption, individual residents have to collectively […]

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  • Preventative Maintenance in Strata

    Asset Upgrade Considerations in Strata

    What to consider when maintaining strata building assets Before you start to analyze your asset information your first step is to gather it. Our Preventative Maintenance Information Guide explains the need for good asset baseline documentation and good maintenance contract reporting. Next, it is worth attempting to group your assets to help decide which specialist […]

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