WEBINAR SERIES 2014 Association for Sustainability in Business Inc
Webinar Property: Environmental Upgrade Finance – financial mechanism for commercial and light industrial propertyDATE: Thursday 11th September 2014 TIME: 1.00 -1.45 PM DURATION: 45 minutes, 30 minutes presentation followed by 15 minutes Q&A
This 45-minute live webinar session will cover:
Environmental upgrade financial mechanism for commercial and light Australia’s commercial and industrial building stock needs upgrading, to reduce energy costs, cut greenhouse gas emissions, improve the work environment for staff and customers and boost productivity. However, the up-front costs of retrofits can be daunting for building owners. Environmental Upgrade Finance offers a new, low risk financing option that could unlock these opportunities and kick-start the commercial and industrial building retrofit market. However, the property sector is yet to fully embrace this form of finance.
ClimateWorks will present the:
- benefits of Environmental Upgrade Finance over traditional forms of finance,
- types of situations in which this form of finance is the best option for building owners and their tenants
- real-life case studies from buildings across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
About the Presenter
Eli Court, Project Manager, ClimateWorks
Since joining ClimateWorks in May 2012, Eli has managed the stakeholder engagement for two major research projects the City of Melbourne roadmap towards its zero net emissions goal, and the Tracking Progress Towards a Low Carbon Economy project. He co-authored the whole-of-economy National Progress Report in the Tracking Progress series, and supported the development of the five detailed sector reports. Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Eli had extensive experience in developing public policy and working with government, having worked as a lawyer for the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office and Legal Policy Officer for the Victorian Department of Justice. He also has broad knowledge of energy-related industries and energy policy in Australia and internationally through his role as Energy Policy Advocate at the Moreland Energy Foundation.
The webinar is for property sector specifically commercial and light industry projects.
- Sustainability Managers
- Facilities Managers
- Building and construction
WHAT IS A WEBINAR? : A webinar is an educational session delivered via the internet, so you can join in from any location, anywhere
There are no fees or charges to attend
Limited to 50 participants
If you missed the webinar
The webinar recording will for members on the website of the Association for Sustainability in Business following the webinar.