The Optimising Building Performance in Local Government conference is designed to highlight best practice from across Australia and bring attendees examples of quantitative savings on maintenances practices and new technologies that they can embed in across the built council assets.
This conference will focus on
- How to extend the life of your assets through innovative facility & asset management practices
- How to implement new technologies to improve building performance
- How to renovate building to meet building compliance
This conference will attract senior stakeholders from Local Government with responsibility for:
- Building maintenance
- Facility management
- Building services
- Environmental corporate sustainability
- Built assets
Attend to learn:
- Open your council to innovative facility management practices
- Source & adopt new technologies that bring the best bang for buck in carbon efficiency
- Bring your buildings up to modern compliance in disability access & fire protection
- Adopt new asset management practices to improve your building’s condition
Facility Management Association of Australia
Chief Executive of the Facility Management Association (Australia) since May 2011, he has a Bachelor of Business (Man), Master of Social Science (Enviro & Planning) and a Master of Business Administration.
Nic has over 20 years’ experience in various senior and executive roles within the human services and facility management sectors for both NGOs and local government. Through studies has a focus on innovation and solution development which has provided a strong foundation for roles covering all aspects of policy development and planning through to program implementation and management.
Nicholas has a commitment to stakeholder engagement and capacity building and is a strong advocate of industry development. A demonstrated strength in strategic management and organisational development provided the basis for growth in the organisations he has led. He has a track record in professional and voluntary board appointments in the not-for-profit and commercial sectors and is a strong advocate of good governance.
Wollongong City Council
Dr Carl Hopley is Wollongong City Council’s Facility Controller CBD Assets and is responsible for the management of key buildings such as the Wollongong Council Administration Building, Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong Art Gallery and Wollongong Town Hall.
Carl has a PhD from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong along with qualifications in education, facilities management and carbon accounting. For the past 12 years Carl has worked in the local government sector with a focus on building performance. Carl was instrumental in achieving Australia’s first 5 Star Green Star Performance rating for the Council Administration Building. Carl is a Green Building Council of Australia Accredited Professional Performance.
Sydney Opera House
With formal training as a civil engineer, Ian has more than 20 years’ experience in construction and asset management. Ian’s experience spans the asset lifecycle including the development of strategies, planning and delivery of capital projects, and operations and maintenance management. Ian joined the Sydney Opera House in 2016 after 12 years with infrastructure advisory firm Evans & Peck (now known as Advisian). Ian was a Principal of the firm responsible for providing a range of high value advisory services to clients as well managing the operations of the NSW branch comprising of 70 consulting staff.
Ian’s earlier career included experience in design and project management of high profile projects including a number of the Sydney Olympics venues. With this as a foundation Ian developed broader expertise, fulfilling leadership roles for delivery of major projects as well as reform initiatives for improving operations and maintenance of major assets.
City of Sydney
Greg has 30 years experience in the security industry, most of which has been management rolls in state and local government rolls. He currently works for the City of Sydney as the Systems Manager for Security and Emergency Management and is responsible for the design, installation and management of security and CCTV systems and the management of internal emergency planning and fire warden training.
Greg has been responsible for the development and implementation of security systems in a large range of projects form small community centres to large health care facilities. He has also managed the design and installation of CCTV system in public venues, corporate facilities, works depots and the expansion of the Street Safety Camera Program operated by the City of Sydney.
Topics for presentation:
- Protecting the privacy of the public and staff and legal requirements.
- Developing guidelines for the use of CCTV systems.
- Developing specifications for new CCTV systems.
Conservia are your energy efficiency experts. We design, engineer and implement holistic energy efficiency upgrades for our clients and we guarantee the outcomes. Based on our experience delivering energy efficiency solutions for Local Government, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education, Health and Aged Care and of course Commercial Buildings we understand what works and what doesn’t. From the great ROI offered by LED lighting upgrades to complex whole facility integrated plant and control upgrades, we have proven solutions that deliver.
We take the time to learn how our clients use their buildings and facilities so we can improve their operations and save them energy at the same time. The traditional process for designing and building a new building or a refit tends to be focused only on upfront cost. Selecting plant and equipment, control systems, even building fabric and insulation is mostly driven by the lowest upfront cost, and up until very recently ongoing energy cost and GHG emissions weren’t a consideration. As the owner and operator of a building or facility you are often left with high energy bill and poor performance from this attitude. Conservia can tackle the results of this short-term thinking head on by designing a suite of integrated energy efficiency upgrades that offer attractive ROI, significantly reduced GHG emissions and will improve the operational performance of the building or facility, making it a better place for its users to work, study, relax, exercise and enjoy.
Ecosave is a fast-growing Tier-1 Energy Services Company (ESCO) established in 2002 and Australia’s largest independent provider of energy advisory, energy efficiency and energy management services in the ANZ region.
Ecosave specialises in implementing Guaranteed Energy Savings Projects, Energy Performance contracts (EPCs) and Energy Services Agreements (ESAs) for public and private sector organisations.
Ecosave has a proud 16-year history of delivering holistic energy savings solutions and guaranteed energy savings to dozens of Government organisations, including: City of Sydney, Waverley Council, North Sydney Council, City of Yarra, Yarra Ranges, Boroondara, City of Wagga Wagga, East Gippsland Water Authority, NSW Department of Education, NSW Fire & Rescue and Office of Environment and Heritage NSW – just to name a few. See https://ecosave.com.au/councils for more information.
Ecosave takes a long-term approach to energy efficiency and sustainability, partnering with organisations to achieve their sustainability objectives by providing fixed-price turn-key solutions with guaranteed savings.
Ecosave is a product independent ESCO, a pre-qualified ESCO on New South Wales, Victorian and South Australian State Government EPC panels, an Authorised Supplier of Procurement Australia and has obtained ISO9001:2015 accreditation for Quality Management Systems.
Learn more about how Ecosave can help your organisation ‘save money, save resources’ – visit the website link below or call 1300 55 77 64 today!
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