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Incentives for retrofits

Support available for retrofits. Take advantage of grants and rebates for lighting retrofits and building tune ups.

Roof of city building

Thinking about retrofitting your building? Wondering where to start? Our videos, presentations and advice sheets cover all aspects of the retrofit process.

Rooftop ducting

We’ve measured retrofit activity in the city to identify barriers and drivers facing commercial buildings. Read the results in our latest report.

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Efficiency certification


Looking for professional retrofit specialists you can trust? Read more about the Energy Efficiency Council’s Certification Scheme.

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Funding a retrofit

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle on roof of 490 Spencer Street, one of 1200 Buildings' signatory buildings

The City of Melbourne can now help building owners obtain finance for retrofit works to reduce energy use, save water and lower carbon emissions.

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Case studies

Exterior of older building with solar panels

Read case studies on how forward thinking building owners are enhancing performance and future-proofing their assets.

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News and events

Four speakers in front of a projection screen at a 1200 Buildings seminar

Find out about forthcoming events and news relating to the 1200 Buildings program.

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