If you are planning to refurbish a building in the coming months you need to take into account the incoming Tax Breaks for Green Buildings legislation that might enable you to make some significant tax deductions. But beware, if you start your project before taking action you may miss out.
Sara Wilkinson from Deakin University has shared her finding into the potential for sustainable retrofit of C and D grade office stock in Melbourne CBD. This research highlights opportunities for building owners and investors to improve the sustainability of the building stock across Australia.
There have been changes made to the Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure (Disclosure Affected Buildings) Determination concerning mixed use buildings and buildings which have undergone major refurbishments. These changes came into effect on 29 November 2010.