For our stakeholders, the returns of investing in good management are reflected in improved building performance, lower outgoing costs and greater market appeal.
The emissions intensity of the Investa portfolio has reduced again, for the twelfth consecutive year. In FY17, the average greenhouse gas emissions intensity of portfolio properties reduced from 74 kg.CO2-e/m2 to 72 kg.CO2-e/m2, a reduction of 4% for the year and 58% since 2004.
The electricity usage intensity of the Investa portfolio has reduced again this year. In FY16, the average electricity intensity of portfolio properties reduced to 77 kWh/m2, a reduction of over 43% since 2004. In 2016, the intensity of natural gas use in the Investa portfolio properties was 86 MJ/m2, a reduction of 38% since 2004.
At the same time, the portfolio’s weighted average NABERS Energy rating has increased to 4.67 Stars not including GreenPower and during the year 10 buildings improved their NABERS Energy rating.
Read more about our performance in our latest sustainability report.
In FY17, Investa commercial office properties reduced their average water use intensity to 615L/m2 a reduction of 5% over the year and 44% since 2004.