The NSW Government Department of Fair Trading has mandated that all operators of retirement villages must prepare and keep up to date an asset management plan that complies with the Retirement Villages Act 1999 and the Retirement Villages Regulation 2017.
Great news for Australian hotels, motels, and serviced apartment complexes (with up to 99 rooms), a total budget of $10.2 Million has been allocated by the Federal Government for energy-saving programs offering up to $25,000.
The NSW Government has funded a great offer for limited time, providing FREE Energy & Carbon Neutral NABERS Ratings for NSW Buildings (exclusively).The offer not only waives the NABERS Rating Certification fee, but it also provides significant contribution towards the associated NABERS Accredited Assessor Fee for NSW buildings, up to a total value of $7,000 AUD excluding GST.
NABERS recently announced Fee-Free NABERS Ratings for the 2020-21 Financial Year across all sectors! This is a great opportunity for Councils of Owners across Australia to get insights and have a better understanding of their building’s energy and water consumption in their common areas; while benchmarking against similar buildings.
Nearing the end of another successful year, the HFM team celebrated the Christmas 2020 with a weekend trip to Cervantes, Western Australia. It’s no secret that 2020 imposed many challenges for people, companies and countries around the world. Despite this, at HFM we are thankful for this year’s achievements.
The Council of the City of Sydney is committed to the city’s future, prosperity, and liveability. Applications to the third round of their “Environmental performance – ratings and assessment grant” are opening soon.
This program helps building owners to start measuring their environmental performance.
HFM is excited to announce that the company has been acquired by BGIS, a global leader in the provision of facility management, project delivery, energy and sustainability, asset management, workplace advisory and real estate services.
HFM is excited to be a part of the NABERS Accelerate program, developing the rating tool for residential aged care & retirement living. NABERS Accelerate has been designed to speed up the development and adoption of a tool to provide NABERS ratings in new sectors such as residential aged care and retirement living.
In addition to their annual financial reports many of Australia’s largest corporations now publish an annual sustainability report. Sustainability reporting covers an organisation’s economic, environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts and how they are working to address them.
There is a current Government grant opportunity available across all Australian states and Territories. which aims to support small businesses to save energy, via Energy Audits, Monitoring of energy consumption, replacing existing equipment with higher efficiency equipment and installing or replacing component(s) to help an existing system run more efficiently.