Sustainability

Sustainability in commercial property generally focusses on good performance in:

  • Efficiency of resource use - energy, water, materials and resources
  • Reduction of the impact of the building on the environment - waste, emissions, pollutants
  • Encouraging the healthy impact of the building on the occupant’s health and wellbeing

The commercial building sustainability measures and benchmarks used in Australia include:

  • Green Star :: NABERS :: WELL :: Gresb
  • Property Council of Australia’s ‘A Guide to Office Building Quality’

We provide landlord clients with the following services in commercial building sustainability:

  • Assessment of performance against sustainability measures
  • Performance against PCA Guide to Office Building Quality
  • Project management of teams to improve NABERS Energy and NABERS Water ratings in commercial buildings

We provide tenant clients with the following services in commercial building sustainability:

  • Assessment of the performance of potential new premises
  • Assistance in achieving Green Star and NABERS ratings

Experience

Project management of the team on a 60,000 sqm office building

  • From 2 star NABERS to over 4 Star NABERS Energy
  • Annual saving of $460,000 in base building energy consumption per year.

Team member for major institutional investor obtaining a Green Star Performance rating for their portfolio Running Energy Efficiency Opportunity Studies

  • Where are the potential savings - what will they cost - what will they save?
  • 3 large CBD office buildings
  • Large suburban archive facility

Green Reviews

  • For Tenants - Reviewing sustainable performance of potential new homes prior to leasing
  • For Owners - How sustainable is our building - How are we seen by tenants?
  • Reviews of buildings for compliance with robust sustainability measures including Green Star, PCA Guide and NABERS

In J Goddard & Co’s Own Business

We calculate and report carbon generated for each job we carried out.

Fully offset all emitted carbon

Boundaries include:

  • Transport
  • Equipment
  • Consumables
  • Energy

Sustainability Credentials

  • GBCA membership & GSAP
  • NABERS Trained
  • Member of PCA Guide committee - 3 times
  • Certificate IV in Carbon Management