Every community deserves to flourish within its local means.

We make this happen.

Unlocking the benefits of sustainability and local energy & water

  • Part consultancy, part service delivery, Presync has the skills and professional experience to provide commercially viable strategic and technical advice on sustainability, local energy and water, cleantech as well as climate mitigation and adaptation.
  • If you are a property developer, owner, manager, large tenant or community we can help you make local energy and water infrastructure a reality.
  • If you’re interested in making your organisation more sustainable we can help you connect with the latest thinking and create a strategy, with input from a broad network of experts.

If you are a precinct developer or community we can help you make local energy and water infrastructure a reality.


Projects

Smart, synchronised infrastructure can help reduce your costs and achieve your sustainability goals without costing you more. A win for you and a win for our environment.

  • We deliver well-managed projects enriched with deep analysis and commercial acumen. Our network gives us access to a breadth of expertise and range of perspectives and ensures a holistic view of a deeply interconnected future with multiple constraints.
  • We created Presync expressly to help improve the sustainability of the Australian built environment. We are an innovative company formed to advise on, deliver and operate well-integrated local clean energy and water systems. In particular we focus on the inevitable decentralisation and democratisation of energy, starting with optimising the energy performance of the built form.

  • We are small and nimble with deep professional experience in energy, innovation, property development and sustainability. We are dot connectors and systems integrators. We pride ourselves on our good relationships within industry and the sustainability movement in general. 
  • The convergence of emerging technologies and the need for cleaner, cheaper living means that developers and communities are now able to sustain their precincts with affordable local resources.

Need to understand the business case and to convince your investors? Download our fact sheets for developers.

Mixed Use Developers Fact Sheet

Benefits include

  • Appropriately-scaled local infrastructure
  • Deployed in stages for greater capital efficiency
  • Reduced operational expenditure
  • Reduced exposure to energy price risks
  • New revenue streams from local energy and water systems
  • Improved recognition for innovative and sustainable solutions
  • Improved resilience to extreme weather events
  • Ongoing support to optimise energy and water supply to meet your growing needs

Strategy

Imagine a community providing for its own water and energy needs locally; resilient and prosperous and at the same time, deeply-connected and sustainable.

Need to convince your stakeholders? Download our Community fact sheet.

Benefits include

  • Reduced cost of living and doing business locally
  • Ongoing community funding via a community dividend
  • Community asset ownership leading to greater prosperity
  • Local employment managing your local infrastructure
  • Resilience from failures in the broader network
  • Clean local electricity generation
  • Low carbon local transport solutions without added build costs

Technologies synchronised with your precinct

Presync makes sense of the complexity of emerging infrastructure technologies in the context of an evolving regulatory landscape. We synchronise the best clean technologies for your benefit. We plan, design and deploy customised local power and water solutions so
your community can prosper today and in the future. We work to meet the various needs of different types of precincts. Our customised solutions harness local clean energy and water in an integrated microgrid to meet precinct utility and transport needs.

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Education
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Hospitals
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Shopping centres
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Aged care facilities
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Islands
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Airports
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Master-planned communities
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Hotels & entertainment
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Defence bases
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Remote communities

We are able to do this because we:

  • Understand the local community and economy to forecast local infrastructure needs
  • Know how to harness local resources including solar, hydro, geothermal, wind and waste
  • Can uncover ways to cut energy and water use
  • Design solutions that best address local needs by integrating the best technology within the evolving regulatory environment, working with utilities
  • Work with an ecosystem of experts with deep specialist and technical skills
  • Operate local systems working with the community and using appropriate governance process
  • Provide a dividend to the community

Strategic Consulting

With proven research and communication skills and strong links to the research community (CSIRO, University of Technology Sydney, University of Sydney, UNSW), Presync is ideally placed to undertake policy and technology research. We provide thorough analysis drawn from conventional desk top work and modelling and add to this through up to the minute conversations with industry participants who are leaders in the commercial, policy, research and investment aspects of the value chain.

Our research projects come with a strong flavour of commercial reality drawn from real-time experience from our projects with the property sector.

Our clients come from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Our professional experience and contacts mean that we provide practical project advice to the property and financial industries and are equally comfortable undertaking research into the latest technology, policy and regulatory aspects of the renewables and clean-tech markets.

In fact, we see a real synergy in this crossover that means our project work benefits from being across the latest technologies and policy context, whilst our strategic consulting work is enriched by up to date commercial acumen in the application of clean-tech solutions.

Want to read up on the future plan? Download the Copper Technology Roadmap 2030.

Copper Technology Roadmap 2030


Our Partners

Presync works with the industry experts best suited to each project; matching the best technical skills and experience to the client need.  As system integrators and dot connectors we bring together a unique team for each project, using Presync resources and our ecosystem of experts.

Presync is technology-agnostic and vendor-agnostic.  We receive no commercial return from suppliers when it comes time to help you select the most appropriate technologies, components and systems.  But by bringing trusted relationships to the table, we ensure that we offer objective, tailored and project-specific advice to best meet your needs.


Our Clients

Our clients come from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Our professional experience and network mean we are equally comfortable providing practical project advice or strategic advice on the latest technology, policy and regulatory aspects of the renewables, infrastructure and cleantech markets.

There are synergies between the two streams of our work; project work benefits from the latest technology and policy context, strategic work is enriched by current experience applying cleantech solutions in the real world.  

Here are some of the clients we have been working with:


Our Team

Presync is made up of a team of multidisciplinary infrastructure specialists; broad systems thinkers with a diverse range of experience. We are excited about the opportunity to provide communities with better access to cheap, clean, local resources.

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Ben Waters

Founder & Strategy Director

Leads systems thinking and stakeholder engagement

  • 17 years with GE Australia most recently as a senior commercial executive and leader of the ecomagination initiative
  • Director and immediate past Chairman of Sustainable Business Australia
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Hudson Worsley

Founder & Community Director

Leads community engagement and built environment planning

  • National Sustainability Manager for Stockland’s residential business
  • Energy sector business consultant with Arthur Andersen
  • Green Building Council Green Star Accredited Professional
  • Research Associate with the faculty of Engineering at the Queensland University of Technology

 Initiatives we support:

Presync is a contributor to the WBCSD sustainable mobility work, part of the UN partnerships to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Presync is proud to be a member of SBA, Australia's peak body for the low carbon and environmental goods and services sector.

Presync's Ben Waters chairs the Forum and brings our experience and network to bear on this exciting initiative.

The Presync head office is based in the WWF Zero Carbon Hub.

Presync is a signatory and strong believer of the 202020 Vision.

 

Contact us

If you’d like to harness cheap, clean, local resources contact us using the form below.