Sydney's landmark skyscraper, Chifley Tower has received an international accolade in this year's Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) 2015 Awards. The success of the Chifley Tower Energy Efficiency Upgrade project was the catalyst for the property being recognised as the winner of the 2015 'Performance Award'.
Global property services firm, JLL nominated Chifley Tower for the prestigious CTBUH award, on behalf of owners GIC. JLL has managed the 42-storey premium Grade Office tower since 2002.
JLL's Head of the Premium Asset Group, Property and Asset Management, Mike George said, "We are thrilled that Chifley Tower has been recognised for the extensive energy efficient upgrade project, with JLL forming an integral part of the project team, working on behalf of the owners.
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"Chifley has long held a revered position as a premium office building and retail precinct that is an easily recognised landmark on the Sydney skyline. It now also holds a 4.5 NABERS Energy rating which continues to make it a highly desirable corporate address featuring energy efficient office space.
Chifley Tower Energy Efficiency Upgrade project:
The target 4.5 star NABERS Energy Rating was achieved in January 2015.
The green retrofit program began in 2011 and was completed in 2014. Extensive project works took place in 2012 and 2013.
The project works included: