As power prices continue to rise, lighting upgrades are becoming an increasingly attractive way in which Strata buildings can save on their electricity bills.
Five apartment complexes in the West Sydney suburb of Rhodes have been inundated with trespassing complaints. The developments near Peg Paterson Park have seen crowds of over 1,000 people at night with some people jumping fences, leaving rubbish behind, causing property damage, and disturbing the peace while in search of Pokemon on their smart phones.
Following persistent noise complaints from one particular apartment owner, a Sydney strata building commissioned a detailed review of the building’s ventilation systems [PDF: 21 Pages]. The noise issue remains a mystery, but the review uncovered an unexpected range of opportunities offering a potential 42% reduction in power consumption.
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