Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), in partnership with the National Centre of Engineering in Agriculture, has developed energy efficiency information for cotton growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) so that they can identify and implement energy efficient farming practices and reduce operating costs.
Apple and Pear Australia Limited’s (APAL) Watts in Your Business project provided Australia’s apple, pear, summerfruit and cherry industries with information to assist them to reduce energy use and operating costs and become more competitive. The project conducted energy audits at 30 representative packhouses and orchards across Australia and developed case studies and fact sheets that were distributed to the wider industry via on-site seminars and industry publications.
Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance Incorporated Assiciation Victoria
The Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance (CVGA) has developed tools and guidance material for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Central Victorian region so that they can learn how to cut energy costs by becoming more energy efficient.
Community Children’s Centres South Australia (CCCSA) has developed tools and guidance materials for Community Child Care Centres so that they can become more energy efficient and reduce operating costs.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has developed energy efficiency information that enables the food, beverage and grocery manufacturing sector to identify savings and boost competitiveness.
Master Grocers Australia (MGA) has developed energy efficiency tools for independent grocery and liquor stores to help them reduce energy costs in all areas of store energy use – from refrigeration, heating and cooling, to lighting, hot water and other appliances and equipment.
Museums & Galleries Queensland (M&G QLD) has developed quick tips and other tools to empower Australia’s public museum and gallery sector to improve the energy efficiency and long-term sustainability of their operations.
The National Retail Association Limited (NRA) has developed energy efficiency information for SMEs within the retail and personal services sector, including: retail, fast food, pharmacy, funeral services, hair and beauty, floristry, newsagents and hardware. This information will enable SMEs to reduce their energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Adult Learning Australia (ALA) has developed fact sheets and used a community television program, A Green House around the Corner, to provide energy efficiency information to the adult and community education sector.
The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) has developed a suite of materials to help identify and implement simple, cost-effective ways of reducing energy costs associated with operating a hospitality business.
The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has developed tools and information materials for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism industry so that they can reduce their energy costs and make informed decisions about energy efficiency.
The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has developed energy efficiency information and tools for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) within the automotive industry so that they can reduce energy usage and save money.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has provided tools and guidance materials to help businesses better understand the energy efficiency of commercial office spaces that they may want to lease.
Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia
North Sydney, NSW
The Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia Limited (SCLAA) has developed resources to help small to medium sized businesses in the transport and warehouse sectors better understand and manage their use of energy.