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  • Perth seminar: Embedded energy through cogeneration and trigeneration

    18 Mar, 2015

    This free seminar hosted by City of Perth will help explain the options that are available to meet the energy supply challenges of today and into the future, with presentations from ATCO Gas, Simons Green Energy and Energetics.




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  • CitySwitch Perth Café Series: Organisational resilience and agility

    13 Mar, 2015

    Join this networking and presentation event with guest speaker Radan Kocourek from IBM to find out more about to maximise return on investment and harness innovation.




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  • CitySwitch Sydney: Sharing the love - Tenant and Landlord Guide to ...

    25 Feb, 2015

    How to get the lease that makes sustainability happen.

    Join this free Café Series event to find about more about green or best practices leases, how to get one and an industry case study from both a tenant and landlord perspective.




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  • Perth: Launch - CEC Guide to improving electricity use in your ...

    24 Feb, 2015

    Small to medium businesses are invited to attend the Clean Energy Council's launch of a new guide to improving electricity use in business. The guide looks at solutions to better manage electricity demand and costs. 




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  • CitySwitch Perth: Sustainable procurement fundamentals with ECO-Buy

    17 Feb, 2015

    Free interactive training workshop exclusively for CitySwitch signatories, facilitated by experienced trainers from ECO-Buy. This is an ideal opportunity for a procurement manager or office manager tasked with procurement.




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  • Fujitsu - ICT Sustainability: The Australian Benchmark 2014

    10 February, 2015
    Signatories are invited to attend this lunch event in Canberra to hear the results of Fujitsu's latest research. The research provides valuable insights into the performance of ICT Sustainability across the Australia and New Zealand and various industry sectors.


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  • CitySwitch Brisbane: HQ, Fortitude Valley Site tour

    30 January, 2015

    Join this presentation and tour of the HQ development in the fast growing area of Fortitude Valley which showcases contemporary design and the latest sustainable technology.




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  • CitySwitch Perth: WA Government focus group

    28 January, 2015

    Public sector tenancies are invited to join this workshop to investigate the value of a focus group that specifically discusses the barriers, ambitions, successes and / or challenges of resource saving initiatives within the public sector in Western Australia.




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  • Fujitsu - ICT Sustainability: The Australian Benchmark 2014

    3 Dec, 2014
    Signatories are invited to attend the lunch event in Sydney to hear the results of Fujitsu's latest research. The research provides valuable insights into the performance of ICT Sustainability across the Australia and New Zealand and various industry sectors.


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City of Perth Sustainability Grants for NABERS Ratings

Sep 4, 2017
Assistance for commercial building occupants to benchmark their energy and water performance using NABERS ratings.

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CitySwitch Signatory of the Year and New Signatory Awards - category judging criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 28 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 10 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 10 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points).
Note, new Signatories submitting for New Signatory of the Year Award need only complete an indicative rating – all other submissions must be accredited.

CitySwitch Partnership of the Year Award - category judging criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Submitted projects should:

  • Involve more than one registered company 
  • Demonstrate that they are  innovative and over and above “business as usual”
  • Demonstrate that they catalyse “market transformation” and or “address a market barrier”
  • Deliver a reduction in energy consumption and carbon emissions within the built environment 

Judging Criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 14 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 17 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 17 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points)
  • The submitting entity MUST be a CitySwitch Signatory
Note, Signatories submitting for the Partnership of the Year Award may submit an accredited NABERS tenancy, whole building or base building rating.

It’s easy and free to join the program. Your good-will commitment to the program is an acknowledgement of the business sector’s role in
contributing to environmental sustainability and your intention to reduce your own energy consumption and associated carbon emissions.

As part of this, Signatories to the program commit to achieve an accredited NABERS Energy tenancy rating (between 4 and 6 stars) and
work with CitySwitch to improve their tenancy’s environmental performance.

Find out more about how obtaining a NABERS Energy rating ensures you can benchmark your performance, better manage your progress
over time and promote your star rating achievement.