Wattblock assisted North Sydney Council with their Futureproofing Apartments program which engaged 40 residential strata schemes on renewable energy, energy efficiency and NABERS for Apartment Buildings ratings in a 4 month period.
21.6% of residential houses in Australia now have solar panels but residential strata schemes housing 2.2m Australians have not yet joined the solar revolution. This whitepaper is designed to assist non-technical strata committee members navigate the renewable energy journey.
City of Sydney: Electric Vehicle Charging in Apartment Buildings
City of Sydney grant funded study released 26th July 2018 includes national survey results from over 130 strata schemes and 20 case study assessments.
Sponsored by City of Sydney and presented by Lord Mayor Clover Moore, "Generation W" took home the Strata Community Environmental and Engagement Award.
The annual SCA (NSW) CHU Strata Community Awards Gala Dinner and Presentation was held on Friday night at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney with over 430 attendees dressed to impress in a sea of white, celebrating with their peers as the 2018 winners were revealed.
NABERS Extends Six Star Rating to Apartment Buildings
The six star "NABERS for Apartment Buildings" rating system was officially launched in June 2018. Assessments must be conducted by an accredited NABERS assessor and are expected to cost $1,160 each time + assessor fees. Some strata schemes are being offered a 50% discount by local councils to participate. However, not all strata schemes are advised to participate if they are not sure about the outcome.
The first comprehensive national report of the strata and community title sector reveals there are about 2.6 million strata title lots in Australia with an insured value of $995 billion.
Over 400 strata industry members converged in Hobart for the annual industry conference “Leading the Way”. It featured international learnings, divergent strata CEO musings and a unique fascination with, wait for it….crap!
As apartment dwellers worldwide tuned into the Royal wedding, a most traditional family was making a statement.
UNSW Guest lecture by Wattblock CDO and founder Ross McIntyre and data analyst Jacky Zhong
Guest lecture at the University of NSW looking at energy efficiency in apartment buildings, application of machine learning, interval data analytics, solar PV, batteries, microgrids, energy trading, electric vehicle recharging, and the coming NABERS for Apartment Buildings six star rating scheme.
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