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Energy Wise Warmth for Mountain Community – Providing Healthy, Efficient Facilities for the Meander Valley Community

Meander Valley Council

WESTBURY, TAS

Meander Valley Council was awarded Australian Government funding to implement energy efficiency measures at three of its highest energy consuming facilities in Tasmania: the Council offices in Westbury, the Visitor Information Centre and the Community Complex in Deloraine.

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Energy+ Illawarra

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Illawarra

The Energy+ Illawarra project engaged and assisted low income older person households to improve energy efficiency whilst maintaining quality of life, wellbeing and thermal comfort by providing of

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Enlightening the Community – Retrofit existing high energy street lights with LED street lights across seven NSW councils: Walcha, Armidale, Guyra, Inverell, Glen Innes, Bingara and Tenterfield

Regional Development Australia - Northern Inland

ARMIDALE, NSW

This project is highly visible local government project that will stimulate the community uptake of energy efficient options. State of the art LED street lighting and activities of the expert Education Officer will bring energy efficiency to the forefront of residents minds.

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Frankston City Council – Retrofit of Staff Offices

Frankston City Council

FRANKSTON, VIC

The Frankston City Council was awarded Australian Government to improve the energy efficiency of staff accommodation through a range of energy efficiency actions including lightings, HVAC optimization, thermal capacity and appliances. The building was selected due to its high energy use and to gain economies of scale by reducing project management costs. Tying the energy efficiency works into existing plans and pooling resources prevented the need to re-visit completed works to then make them energy efficient in the future.

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Future Powered Families

Environment Victoria

The Future Powered Families project trialled energy saving workshops; training of new parent home energy assessors; and home energy assessments to improve energy efficiency of 'hard to reach' house

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Future Proofing Geelong – Retrofit energy efficient lighting, air conditioning and hot water system at the Splashdown and Waterworld centres and National Wool Museum

The City of Greater Geelong

GEELONG, VIC

This project proposes to undertake  energy efficiency retrofits at three Council facilities. The three locations include the Splashdown Leisure Facility, the Waterworld Leisure Facility and the National Wool Museum.  This includes lighting upgrade, upgrade of pool equipment, hot water, heating, ventilation and air conditioning optimisation and boiler replacement.

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Geothermal Heating and Cooling Pilot

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Western Australia (Inc)

WILSON, WA

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Western Australia was awarded Australian Government funding to install an energy efficient geothermal ground source heat pump, heating, ventilation and Cooling system, and internal lighting system at the society's facility in the Wilson Administration Building in Wilson, Western Australia.

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Geothermal Heating of the City of Busselton Geographe Leisure Centre

City of Busselton

BUSSELTON, WA

The City of Busselton was awarded Australian Government funding to design and construct a geothermal heating system at the Geographe Leisure Centre in Busselton, Western Australia.

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Get Bill Smart

Mission Australia Housing

The Get Bill Smart project was an action research project that trialled an innovative community capacity building approach to low income energy efficiency and compared it to the conventional, well-

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Glenelg SAVES

Western District Health Service trading as Southern Grampians Glenelg PCP

The Glenelg SAVES trial increased the capacity and knowledge of Glenelg Home and Community Care staff and clients through an innovative participatory approach to enable staff to assist their client

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Goldfields Oasis Leisure Centre – Alternative Energy Project

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

KALGOORLIE, WA

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder received Australian Government funding to design and construct a Geothermal Heating System and a Solar Thermal system in the Goldfields Oasis Leisure Centre, in the Goldfields region of Western Australia. In addition to these two systems, although not funded by the Australian Government, a Solar PV system was also installed to reduce the electrical energy requirement to run the Geothermal heating system. 

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Great South Coast Street Smart Lighting Program

South West Sustainability Partnership

WARRNAMBOOL, VIC

The South West Sustainability Partnership was awarded Australian Government funding to retrofit 7,059 old street lights with LEDs, T5 and compact fluorescent street lights in the Victorian shires of Colac Otway, Corangamite, Moyne, Southern Grampians, Glenelg and the City of Warrnambool.  

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Green Heart Wisdom

Brisbane City Council

The Green Heart Wisdom project utilised existing Home Assist Secure and Centre-Based Respite Care networks to deliver a combination of energy efficiency information, energy efficiency modifications

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Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) Replacement & Lighting Upgrade

Merri Community Health Services Limited

BRUNSWICK, VIC

The Merri Community Health Services project aims to upgrade the lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) at it's Bell Street facility which is used as a local community health care option.

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Helping Australian Irrigators to Reduce Energy Costs

Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee Inc.

Ayr, QLD

Burdekin Bowen Integrated Floodplain Management Advisory Committee (BBIFMAC) has developed information so that farmers can make informed decisions about energy efficiency and reduce their irrigation energy costs.

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Helping Brisbane Businesses to Save Money on Energy Costs

CitySmart

Brisbane , QLD

CitySmart has developed tools and guidance materials so that small and medium sized businesses in Brisbane and South-East Queensland can take simple and no-cost or low-cost steps to reduce energy costs and become more competitive.

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Helping Farmers in Western Australia Become Energy Efficient

North East Farming Futures Group Inc.

Geraldton, WA

North East Farming Futures Group has developed online resources and workshops to enable Western Australian farmers to become more energy efficient and reduce their energy expenses.

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Helping NSW Farmers Reduce their Energy Costs and Become More Competitive

NSW Farmers’ Association

St Leonards, NSW

The NSW Farmers’ Association (NSW Farmers) has developed practical tools and advice to help farmers analyse their energy use and implement savings and efficiency measures.

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Helping Office Tenants to Become Energy Efficient

Net Balance Foundation

Sydney , NSW

Net Balance Foundation’s CitySwitch Extended Reach project provided commercial office tenants with energy efficiency information to assist them to reduce energy use and save money.

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Helping Queensland Businesses Identify Energy Saving Opportunities

Regional Development Australia - Far North Queensland and Torres Strait Incorporated

Cairns , QLD

Regional Development Australia - Far North Queensland and Torres Strait (RDAFNQTS) has developed a range of energy efficiency resources to empower businesses and community organisations to cut energy use and save money.