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Smart city vision involves understanding our buildings

Adelaide can become a genuine “smart city” in terms of energy conservation and emissions reduction and then develop a capability to export to the world. That’s Switch Automation’s pitch to local companies and the driver behind its entry for the inaugural State Government’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize.

The City Council has dumped its goal for Adelaide to be “the world’s first carbon neutral city”, despite repeated public pledges and a signed agreement with the State Government.

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Council quietly dumps "world's first" carbon neutral target

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Heritage building upgrade scheme a "win-win" for owners

Maintaining heritage buildings in a time of increasing electricity prices and pressure to become more environmentally friendly is a challenge.