Today at 260 Elizabeth Street, City of Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, announced that building owners who own more than half the commercial office space in the city centre, have reduced carbon emissions by 25 per cent since 2006 by making their buildings more energy efficient, saving more than $25 million on their annual power bills. The strong progress ensures that the City of Sydney is well on track to achieving its 2030 goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the council area by 70 per cent.

Investa hosted the event in conjunction with the City Of Sydney, where member companies of the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP), including Dexus and AMP Capital, recognised that BBP members have reduced their building emissions by three per cent each year from 2005/6, despite a 14 per cent increase in the amount of space leased by BBP over the same period.

260 Elizabeth Street was recognised as a stand-out performer in the Sydney CBD, with Jason Leong, Investa Office Chief Operating Officer highlighting the building’s recently achieved 5.5 Star NABERS Energy Rating, 71% reduction in emissions and 72% reduction in electricity use at the building since 2005.

Read the BBP & City of Sydney Media release