Award for Best Sustainable Development - Existing Buildings
This award recognises and rewards innovation and encourages the demonstrated application of sustainability practices that reduce an existing building’s eco footprint.
Eligible entrants are existing developments which are less than 5 years old (or have been occupied for three years since refurbishment) which have a minimum of 12 months of operating data as at 31 December 2019 to demonstrate performance against criteria.
The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only and who have not won the award previously. (Note: Nominated companies must be a Property Council of Australia member in the state where the project is located). Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.
2019 Category Winner
23 Furzer Street (ACT)
Owned and nominated by Mirvac
23 Furzer Street has become the first property in Australia to achieve a 6 Star rating sweep across NABERS Energy, NABERS Water and a Green Star Performance rating, without the use of Greenpower or externally supplied recycled water.
Mirvac has utilised prudent capital expenditure and focused operational management to achieve this outstanding outcome which contributes to their ‘This Changes Everything’ sustainability strategy in setting new benchmarks for the Australian property industry.