Better Commercial Buildings

Better Commercial Buildings provides commercial building owners with matched funding to improve the energy efficiency performance of their buildings.

Application detail:

This program is now fully subscribed.

What do you get?

Matched funding of up to $30,000.

Who is this for?

Commercial building owners.


Better Commercial Buildings provides funding to help owners of commercial buildings to identify and implement energy efficiency upgrades to improve their commercial building performance. Commercial buildings can include offices, hotels, retail and data centres and some mixed use buildings.

Funding may be used to:

  • conduct energy audits by a pre-approved service provider
  • implement energy efficiency upgrades
  • measure and verify building efficiency improvement.

Funding of up to $30,000 is available and must be matched by a minimum dollar for dollar cash co-contribution towards the total project cost.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be the owner or agent of an eligible commercial building
  • have a current ABN
  • have been operating for at least 12 months
  • implement the project in Victoria
  • be able to meet the minimum co-contribution requirements
  • have no serious or unresolved Environment Protection Authority (EPA) or Victorian WorkCover Authority violations in the past five years.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Better Commercial Buildings.