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When we speak to Strata Managers or Council of Owners the general feeling is that there is uncertainty as to what can be done to reduce or safeguard future energy costs.
To drive solar uptake, City of Sydney has partnered with Ausgrid to create the Power2U program, offering discounts on solar systems and LED upgrades.
Round 1 of City of Sydney’s grants program opens 5 February 2020. The City provides funds to reduce carbon emissions, save water and cut operating costs in buildings.
Over the past 5 years there has been a significant change in technology with “smarter” devices now being installed into apartment blocks. More equipment is using sensors, connecting to the internet and providing real-time monitoring information back to strata committees to help them better manage their buildings.
Question: Our Executive Committee believes they can’t refuse permission for the installation of ‘sustainability infrastructure’ like solar panels under the Act. Is this correct?
The Andrews Labor Government will introduce new design standards for the outside of apartment buildings, to ensure new developments are built to a high-quality, and improve the look and feel of local neighbourhoods.
Question: I live in a strata complex of 17 townhouses. If there are exterior lights and they are turned off at midnight and a resident or visitor has an accident will we be covered under our insurance public liability?
Keeping a house warm during winter can be quite expensive. However, keeping a building warm? – That’s an entirely different & a lot more complex story. But don’t worry: we are here to help.
If you are one of the many owners corporations in Canberra with common area lighting, you are likely to be eligible to receive up to $5,000 in ACT Government rebates to help reduce these ongoing costs.