21 June 2012 – Brookfield Office Properties Australia has soared to a 4.8 NABERS Energy Rating average across its Australian portfolio and a 5.25 Green Star Office Design V2 rating for properties developed or refurbished since 2006.

The move follows key upgrades in properties such as American Express House, Sydney, which has shot from a lowly one star Green Star to five; IAG House, Sydney which has shifted to a five star Green Star Office, from a previous three stars and 235 St Georges Terrace, Perth, which is the first office building in Perth to be awarded five star Green Star Office design rating.

Chief operating officer for Brookfield Office Properties Australia, Kurt Wilkinson, said the move was in line with the company’s “unyielding commitment to programs that lower operating costs, reduce energy consumption and curtail greenhouse gas emissions high quality office space.”