Category Archives: Energy efficiency

4 December 2015: The National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP) has been released by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council. Through the Plan, the Australian Government has set a National Energy Productivity Target to improve Australia’s energy productivity by 40% by 2030. The Plan presents a wide range of opportunities into a coordinated strategy. Read more
13 October 2014: Energy used to be seen as a relatively low, stable expenditure for companies, but due to steadily rising costs now has a significant impact on profits. ClimateWorks Australia’s new report, Energy Management and Company Competitiveness, finds that improving energy performance can reduce the increase in energy costs by about half for the.
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3 October 2014: Standards Australia has published three new Australian energy audit standards. The Australian Standards replace AS/NZS 3598:2000, Energy audits, and assist organisations to decide on the appropriate type of audit for their activities. Energy audits are an integral part of the energy management process. They determine how efficiently energy is being consumed, identify energy.
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Did you miss the Chamber of Commerce & Industry Qld/ EcoBiz sustainable lighting webinar yesterday on lighting? No need to worry - access the recording here. It was coordinated by the Chamber of Commerce (funded by the Queensland Government), facilitated by the University of Southern Queensland (Mike Gerlach) and delivered by.
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e3-logoA review is being undertaken of the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS) Legislative Scheme and E3 Program during the second half of 2014. The GEMS Act came into effect on 1 October 2012. The National GEMS legislation changed the way equipment energy efficiency is regulated.
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The Australian Government Department of Industry has appointed ACIL Allen Consulting to undertake an independent review of the Commercial Building Disclosure (CBD) Program. CBD_BEEC-960The purpose of the review is to assess the CBD Program’s objectives, the effectiveness of the program in promoting energy efficiency and its interaction.
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pitt&sherry, in conjunction with Swinburne University, is working with key stakeholders from Australia’s building industry to deliver recommendations for the National Energy Efficient Building Project (NEEBP). Energy used in buildings accounts for approximately 20 per cent of Australia’s energy related greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Australian Building Codes Board. As a result, the.
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CitySwitch_national_award_winnersEnvironment-conscious companies earned national recognition on 25 November at the 2013 CitySwitch Green Office Awards for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions. The City of Sydney-led program represents over 12 per cent of all Australia’s CBD office space and helps companies significantly cut.
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