Positive Energy Places at 490 Spencer St is Australia's first "carbon negative" commercial office building

A feat achieved through a combination of technical and management innovation by scientists and engineers at Synergetics Environmental Engineering. 

Positive Energy Places at 490 Spencer St is Australia's first "carbon negative" commercial office building

A feat achieved through a combination of technical and management innovation by scientists and engineers at Synergetics Environmental Engineering.

Positive Energy Places at 490 Spencer St is Australia's first "carbon negative" commercial office building

A feat achieved through a combination of technical and management innovation by scientists and engineers at Synergetics Environmental Engineering.

Positive Energy Places at 490 Spencer St is Australia's first "carbon negative" commercial office building

A feat achieved through a combination of technical and management innovation by scientists and engineers at Synergetics Environmental Engineering.

It means that the building has the unique characteristic of generating more energy than it consumes, a feature not exhibited by any other commercial office building in Australia!

All of the buildings power is in fact generated by the 23.6kw solar panel array on the roof, made up by over 115 individual panels.

Positive Energy Places now provides workstations for small and medium businesses who value being part of a leading-edge environmental innovation.

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1200 Buildings Case Study

Nov 21 2012

490 Spencer Street is a small office building that packs a big punch when it comes to energy efficiency. The building has undergone an integrated retrofit to reduce building energy consumption and the tenants play an active role in managing operational efficiency.

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Photos of our carbon negative offices

Have a look around! If you're interested in becoming a tenant, don't hesitate to call us to see about desk availability.

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Features

  • 30 desks
  • Two private meeting rooms
  • Electric car available for hire
  • Rooftop deck
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