The benefits of NABERS - sustainable buildings and tenancies
Through the widespread use of NABERS, the Australian commercial property industry has gained a reputation as leading the world in the greening of its buildings and tenancies. Buildings with high NABERS ratings are now valued in the marketplace, attracting higher valuations, and enjoying lower operating costs.
NABERS is unique internationally in its approach to measuring the environmental impacts of buildings. It is the only environmental rating tool that provides a reliable benchmark of the actual environmental performance of a building compared to other Australian buildings.
Today, annual NABERS ratings are an essential component of the building management cycle for most commercial property portfolios. A high NABERS rating is recognised across the property industry as a symbol of sustainability leadership and good management.
A NABERS rating allows businesses to improve operational efficiency and productivity, demonstrate their commitment to protect and conserve the environment as well as optimise the triple bottom line – financial, social and environmental outcomes.
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What are the benefits for new office building developments and tenancies?
New office buildings designed and built with sustainability in mind are able to attract and retain tenants who value good environmental performance.
A NABERS Energy Commitment Agreement ensures that future performance is considered from the design phase, reducing base building energy costs over the life of the building in a market of rising energy costs.
It also enables developers, building owners and tenants to promote and market excellent greenhouse performance whilst the building is being designed, constructed and leased. So you can use NABERS to market your environmental performance from day one of the development process.
Commitment Agreement certificate
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