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South Australia introduces green building upgrade and retrofit financing

By admin | Mon 16th Feb 2015 11:47am

Looking to retrofit in South Australia? Via Architecture & Design:

South Australian (SA) commercial building owners will be able to access loans to improve the environmental efficiency of their existing buildings after the State Government welcomed the Local Government (Building Upgrade Agreements) Amendments Bill 2015 last week.

“Building Upgrade Finance has the potential to bring life to our ageing building stock, reduce emissions and deliver economic benefits,” commended Chair of the Premier’s Climate Change Council, Bruce Carter.

The introduction of the voluntary finance mechanism is part of a $1.9 million election commitment to drive investment in sustainable commercial buildings.

Check out the full article here:

http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/south-australia-introduces-green-building-upgrade