Moreland Energy Foundation Limited (MEFL) has developed energy efficiency information in a variety of languages for the scientific and technical sector, the retail, accommodation and food sector and local manufacturers in the northern metro region in Melbourne.
This project aims to produce a best practice case study for large scale commercial office lighting retrofits that will act as a showcase for other commercial office building owners and tenants throughout Australia. Lessons learnt will be spread via the CitySwitch Program and sustainability Victoria and funds saved will be used to expand the reach of Council's existing community programs in LSE communities.
The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) was awarded Australian Government funding to undertake energy efficiency activities along Old Perth Road, the Bayswater Public Library, the Bayswater Waves Aquatic Centre and the Bilgoman Aquatic Centre in Western Australia.
Through real time energy monitoring, Lake Macquarie Business Centre (LMBC) is helping small and medium businesses (SMEs) gain a better understanding of their energy consumption and what they can do to overcome the impact of the rising cost of electricity.
Frankston North Community Centre (formally Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre) received funding from the Australian Government and Frankston City Council to upgrade their Heating Cooling and Ventilation system, replace the electrical hot water system with a solar hot water system, upgrade their lights to LEDs, insulate the ceiling, treat windows, seal draughts, and install fans.
The Roper Gulf Shire Council received Australian Government funding to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy usage by upgrading and introducing new technologies in nine service delivery centres and two swimming pool complexes. This includes replacing the air conditioner, repairing door closers and sealing windows, installing time control switches on air conditioning and lights, replacing fluoro lighting with LED, applying sun reflector paint, planting shade trees and lowering the ceiling level for improved air conditioning.