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.
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.
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.
He’s followed Shackleton and Mawson to the depths of the Antarctic and is scaling the heights of the 25 remaining glaciers in equatorial regions. Only one bigger challenge remains….convincing Australian strata buildings to take sustainability seriously.
Future proofing. The internet of things. Autonomous vehicles. The lingo sounds great, but what does it actually mean for you? Technologies that smart bodies corporate should be investigating now.
City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore shows her support for Smart Green Apartments
Future of the strata industry and sustainability themes dominate Griffith University strata conference
Embedded electrical networks in Strata may be set to clash with NABERS energy efficiency agenda
Strata Managers, town planners, architects, local councils, Owner Corporation Network (OCN) members and body corporate committees have been benefiting from Wattblock Training Programs. Participants have received CPD points from SCA and the Board of Architects of Queensland.
Strata managers are taking the boy scout motto of “Be Prepared” seriously when it comes to readying the ship for NABERS ratings.
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