CEFC congratulates Dexus and Cbus Property on Sustainability Award
8 May 2017
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has congratulated Dexus and Cbus Property on their award for the sustainable development of the historic 5 Martin Place, Sydney, site.
The project was recognised with the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Award for Best Sustainable Development - Existing Buildings at the 2017 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards.
This award is designed to encourage innovative development and sustainability practices that reduce the ecological footprint of existing buildings.
The 5 Martin Place project embraced sustainability principles in both design and construction, including:
- The use of the existing façade
- Recycling of almost all demolition and construction waste
- Use of salvaged materials in the building
- Energy-efficient design, and
- Incorporation of bicycle-friendly facilities.
The building achieved a 5 Star Green Star rating for design and construction as well as a 5 Star NABERS energy design rating.
Media release, 2017