Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation Incorporated
Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation (BIEDO) has developed energy efficiency resources for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and community organisations to reduce their energy usage and become more sustainable.
Monash University has developed tools and guidance material to help Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) building owners, property managers and tenants to understand how Environmental Upgrade Finance (EUF) can help them to improve the energy performance of buildings and reduce operating costs.
The Hunter Business Chamber has assisted small and medium sized businesses across the region to identify, manage, and improve their energy consumption – helping them to save money on energy costs and become more competitive.
South East Councils Climate Change Alliance Incorporated
Narre Warren, VIC
The South East Councils Climate Change Alliance (SECCCA) has developed energy efficiency information for Victorian sports clubs to help them combat rising energy costs by becoming more energy efficient.
Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre WA Incorporated
Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre Western Australia (TCFRCWA) has developed energy efficiency materials for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the textile, clothing and footwear industry. This information has provided SMEs with the tools needed to reduce their energy usage and save money.
The Southern Midlands Shire Council received Australian Government funding to implement energy efficiency measures at the Town Hall building at Oatlands, Tasmania. Measures undertaken included: installing ceiling insulation, double glazing windows, draught proofing, replacing portable fan and oil heaters with under-desk thermos-film panels and improving lighting. Funding was also provided for the development of course material for the Heritage Education and Skills Centre to use on the topic of upgrading heritage buildings.
Illawarra Sports Stadium (ISS) was awarded Australian Government funding to install energy efficient LED lighting, sky lighting and a solar thermal hot water system to increase the energy efficiency of the indoor sport and recreation complex.
Logan City Council received Australian Government funding to upgrade internal lighting at 3 Council buildings in Beenleigh and to upgrade external lighting across 13 public areas (including parks and pathways) in the Council area, Queensland.
Bass Coast Shire Council received Australian Government funding to install energy efficiency upgrades at three buildings in Victoria. The Wonthaggi Civic Centre, Wonthaggi, the South Gippsland Shire Main Office and the South Gippsland Shire Staff Office, Leongatha.
Brisbane City Council was awarded Australian Government funding to bulk retrofit 25,000 street lights to more energy efficient technology. Focus was on residential and industrial minor roads in nine of Brisbane?s street lighting areas.
This project will replace a defunct water evaporative cooling system and fan heating system and upgrade to an energy efficient system to accommodate club members and a Crisis & Disaster safe-haven for the public of Mount Gambier and surrounding districts.
A Trigeneration System will be installed at Club Banora to provide onsite gas-fired electricity for use within the Club and thermal energy to provide heating for its domestic hot water and swimming pool, and chilled water for the air-conditioning system via an absorption chiller. The system will increase the energy efficiency by 12.5%
This Trigeneration project will involve the construction of a Trigeneration System at the Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Club's premises.
The system will be installed to provide cheaper, low carbon electricity for use within the Club while using the by-products to provide hot water, space heating and air conditioning. The system will increase the energy efficiency by over 15.5%
Cardinia Shire Council received Australian Government funding to upgrade its Cardinia Life Aquatic and Recreation Centre, Pakenham Victoria. The facility includes eight indoor basketball courts, a gym, three swimming pools, program activity rooms. The upgrades included lighting upgrade, heating, ventilation and air conditioning tuning and cogeneration installation.
This project will upgrade public outdoor lighting in two main urban centres of the Region. Existing metal halide lighting in parks in Warwick and Stanthorpe as well as lighting in a public carpark in Warwick will be upgraded to low energy, high impact LED lighting.