Sydney Green Apartments Forum 2011


Apartment building operating costs are rising and now is the time to prepare.

In response to this emerging challenge Green Strata, Willoughby City Council and the Owners Corporation Network formed a partnership to stage the inaugural Sydney Green Apartments Forum.

The inaugural Forum was held on Saturday 23 July 2011 at the Zenith Theatre in Chatswood.

This landmark new event was developed to assist Owners Corporations, Building Managers and Strata Managers by providing practical information to assist in reducing the ongoing running costs of apartment buildings including:

  • Managing your building’s water and energy efficiency;
  • How to prepare for rising utility costs;
  • Success stories from other Owners Corporations; and
  • Strata Law considerations for sustainability.

Forum Program

The Forum Program can be downloaded here: Sydney Green Apartments Forum Program (721 KB).

Forum Photos

Photos from the Forum can be downloaded here: Sydney Green Apartments Forum Photos (2.7 MB)

Forum Presentations

The presentations from the Forum can be downloaded below:

Adrian Emery
Bright and Duggan

Building Community and Getting a Better Deal on Electricity (1 MB)

Richard Gration
Barrister, Commercial and Strata Law

Strata Law and Management for Sustainability (1.7 MB)

Chris Byrne
Green Strata Inc
Advocate for Sustainability in Apartment Buildings

Success Stories & Opportunities (1.14 MB)

Kathryn Thomson
Philips Lighting
Specification Consultant

Energy Efficient Lighting Made Easy (922 KB)

Jimmy Thomson
SMH - Flat Chat
Journalist and writer

Andre Boerema
Sydney Water
Manager, Water Efficiency

Understanding Water in Your Apartment Building (1.3 MB)

Lella Durante
Blue Green Engineering
Energy Efficiency Manager

Understanding Energy in Your Apartment Building (680 KB)

Nathan John
Willoughby City Council
Project Coordinator

ClimateClever Apartments (5.35 MB)

Forum Sponsors

The inaugural Forum was made possible by our foundation sponsors

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Major Sponsors:





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