Entries by Charlie Knaggs

Point Advisory launches new Joule virtual energy manager service

We know from experience that many businesses are worried about energy costs and want to improve their energy performance, but don’t know where to begin. Often, these businesses can’t justify the cost of employing a dedicated energy manager either. As a result, cost savings and energy reduction opportunities go untapped. Our new Joule service helps […]

Nina Haysler joins Point Advisory’s Sydney office

Point Advisory is pleased to welcome Nina Haysler to our growing team in Sydney! Nina is a Senior Consultant at Point Advisory’s NSW office based in Sydney. She is responsible for project managing Sydney-based projects. Nina’s area of expertise is in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) integration and business and human rights. Prior to joining Point […]

Point Advisory welcomes George Wang to our Energy team!

George Wang has recently joined Point Advisory as a Manager in the Energy and Climate Change team in Melbourne. George holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering and has over seven years’ experience in the energy efficiency and sustainable built environment consulting fields. He is an accredited NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System) and CBD […]

Point Advisory welcomes Sophie Appleton

The Point Advisory team is pleased to announce that Sophie Appleton has joined us as a Consultant. Prior to working at Point Advisory Sophie spent two years as the Environmental Advisor for a construction company in New Zealand, where she integrated an environmental sustainability culture into the organisation and helped produce some of Auckland’s top-environmentally-performing […]

Point Advisory welcomes Farema Yazdi

Point Advisory welcomes Farema Yazdi as a Consultant in our Melbourne team. Farema has experience in qualitative research, data management and analysis in the climate change field, predominantly gained through her Master’s thesis and conducting research for local government and non-profit organisations. Farema has also conducted research for a UN Global Compact for Cities report […]

Point Advisory welcomes Marisa Sánchez Urrea

We are pleased to announce that Marisa Sánchez Urrea has joined Point Advisory as a Manager in our Sustainability Services team.  Marisa is an Environmental Scientist with over five years’ experience in the sustainability domain, both in Australia and Spain. Prior to joining Point Advisory, Marisa worked in the Sustainability Services teams at Deloitte Australia and […]

TRAINING COURSE – Managing Climate Risk

Upcoming training: Managing Climate Risk – A Program for Corporate Decision Makers “The days of viewing climate change within a purely ethical, environmental or long-term frame have passed” (APRA, February 2017) With a changing climate comes new and heightened risks for businesses. Not only can more intense extreme weather lead to physical damage, market disruption and […]

Draft NCOS Buildings & Precincts open for consultation

The Department of Environment and Energy has recently released drafts of two new draft standards for industry consultation: the National Carbon Offset Standard for Buildings and the National Carbon Offset Standard for Precincts. To see the draft standards and provide feedback, click here. In addition, the Department (along with the NABERS team and the Green Buildings […]

Conference presentation – energy intelligence

Charlie Knaggs, Principal Consultant in our Energy & Climate Change team, will be presenting at the Energy & Water Efficient Public Buildings & Facilities conference next week in Sydney. Charlie will be presenting on the topic ‘Energy Intelligence:  using metering and analytics to save energy.’ If you’re at the conference, be sure to say hello!

Report release: EEOB – Transforming the Mid-Tier Sector

Point Advisory would like to congratulate Sustainability Victoria on their win in the ‘Best Energy Efficiency Program’ category of the National Energy Efficiency Conference Awards last week for their ‘Energy Efficient Office Buildings’ (EEOB) program. The program demonstrated that energy savings of up to 29% can be achieved across the mid-tier office building sector, via […]