About us

Acknowledgements

BESS was funded with the support of the Victorian Government under the Victorian Adaptation and Sustainability Partnership – formerly known as the Victorian Local Sustainability Accord.

We acknowledge the time and effort of the following organisations and individuals in the development of BESS: 

Project Partners

  • Moreland City Council (Lead Council)
  • City of Ballarat
  • Banyule City Council
  • Boroondara City Council
  • City of Greater Dandenong
  • City of Kingston
  • City of Port Phillip
  • City of Stonnington
  • City of Whitehorse
  • City of Whittlesea
  • City of Yarra
  • Council Alliance for a Sustainable Built Environment (CASBE)
  • Darebin City Council
  • Frankston City Council
  • Hobsons Bay City Council
  • Knox City Council
  • Manningham City Council
  • Moonee Valley City Council
  • Moreland Energy Foundation
  • Municipal Association of Victoria

Algorithm Development, Viridis E3 consortium

  • Jonathan Dalton
  • Warren Overton
  • Adjunct Prof Alan Pears
  • Tony Isaacs
  • Paul Downton

 Software Development, Two Bulls Holdings

  • Ashley Herring
  • Jason Strachan
  • Owen Davey
  • Stephen Cassidy
  • Evan Davey

Technical Reference Panel

  • Ian Adams, Organica Engineering
  • Elke Lindner, en.gageNOW
  • Craig Harris, LID consulting
  • Ben DeWaard, Sustainable Development Consultants
  • Nick Bishop, NBE
  • Chris Jensen, Melbourne University
  • Sarah Fiess, Sustainability Victoria
  • Jan Talacko, Ark Resources
  • Gary Wertheimer, GIW Environmental Solutions
  • Ben Cuter, Urban Digestor

Image Credits

  • Heller Street Park & Residences, Six Degrees Architects. Photography Patrick Rodriguez
  • 142 Park Street, South Melbourne (The Block Sky High), Brenchley Architects. Image copyright Elizabeth Allnutt
  • Green roof, Florence Street Coburg, Nest Architects
  • Moorabbin Justice Centre, FMSA Architects
  • The Commons Brunswick, Breathe Architecture. Photography Andrew Wattke
  • Middle Park Beach Amenities, Gregory Burgess Architects
  • Merri Creek House, Brave New Eco. Photography: Lloyd Shield
  • Skinners Playground South Melbourne, Phooey Architects
  • 2-4 Ross Place South Melbourne, Jackson Clements Burrows