The Australian Industry Group’s (Ai Group) Energy Efficiency Assist project provided Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector with information to assist them to reduce energy use and save money.
The Queensland Murray-Darling Committee (QMDC) has developed energy efficiency tools and resources so that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region can become more energy efficient and save money.
Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry
East Melbourne, VIC
The Victorian Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (VECCI) Carbon Compass project provided Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with practical information to help them improve energy efficiency and reduce costs.
Port Stephens Council was awarded Australian Government funding to conduct an energy efficiency upgrade of the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system at the Raymond Terrace Community Care Centre located in New South Wales.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government was awarded Australian Government funding to provide energy efficiency upgrades at 12 of its community facility sites in the ACT. Upgrades include delivering energy efficient lighting, lighting control systems, mechanical upgrades and smart energy management systems.
Ruah is a community organisation providing services in the areas of housing and homelessness, family and domestic violence and justice and mental health. This project aims to provide energy efficient retrofits to 12 of their service building sites in the Perth environ. This includes replacing lights with LEDs, applying insulation paints to roofs, draft-proofing and installing shower timers and providing energy efficiency workshops to clients who are on low incomes.
Devonport City Council was awarded Australian Government funding to upgrade Council's highest energy use buildings. This included the administration buildings, the Devonport Entertainment and Convention Centre, Devonport Recreation Centre and the Surf Club Complex as well as two key community sector facitilites - Deveonport Community House and Eastern Shore Community House
With Australian Government Funding, the Maitland City Council plans to implement 38 energy efficiency projects over 32 sites. The project will include lighting improvements, solar hot water, skycool insulation paint, air conditioning system upgrades and Variable Speed drives.
The City of Canterbury Council received Australian Government funding to upgrade lighting, install PE sensor and install smart cool systems at the Riverwood Community Centre, Riverwood New South Wales, upgrade lighting and adjust HVAC at the Campsie Library, Campsie, New South Wales and upgrade lighting, adjust HVAC and install Co sensors at Lakemba Library/Senior Citizens' Centre, Lakemba New South Wales.
This project involves identification, implementation and demonstration of energy efficiency solutions within UnitingCare and BlueCare owned community facilities in Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Gympie, Ipswich, South Burnett, Rockhampton and the Tablelands.
Initially the project will focus on community facilities affected by the January 2013 natural disasters.
The City of Campbelltown received Australian Government funding to install a Building Management System and upgrade lighting at the Campbelltown Function Centre and Council Offices, Rostrevor, South Australia. The project also upgraded the roofing, walls, ceilings and glazing as part of a Function Centre retrofit.
Adelaide City Council was awarded Australian Government funding to deliver a combination of energy efficiency upgrades at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre. The upgrades included heating and ventilation, variable speed drives, high efficiency boilers, pool covers and modification to the building management system to enable optimal use of the new technologies.
This project assists the Blayney shire Council install a new boiler to heat the pool and heat recovery units to assist with heating and ventilating these spaces. Council will also lower the ceiling, retrofit ceiling insulation, create an airlock at the entrance, install double glazing and fix all gaps in the gym/aerobics room.
This project is expected to reduce annual energy consumption at Land Cove Council's Civic Centre by 34%. This will be achieved through an HVAC and BCMS upgrade. Additional energy savings will also be achieved by engaging the local community in energy efficiency workshops and other initiatives.
The Cerebral Palsy Association of WA Ltd received Australian Government funding to replace multiple conventional air-conditioning systems and pool heating system with geothermal HVAC systems at The Ability Centre, Coolbinia, Western Australia.
The energy efficiency upgrades in this project will occur at the Richmond Recreation Centre and will include:
- Cogeneration plant and new boilers
- Heating, cooling and building control improvements
- State of the art energy efficient lighting: and
- Interactive, real time metering , displayed at the entrance of the building to engage staff and patrons
Townsville City Council was awarded Australian Government Funding to undertake numerous energy efficiency upgrades which include: Indoor lighting retrofits at Dalrymple Road, Garbutt and Tony Ireland Stadium. The project also includes a strong focus on community education and capacity building.
This project aims to reduce energy consumption and associated costs at the Riverina Highland Building. The project will provide better services and improved amenities and education to the community, staff and tenants; it will improve the local trade industry by building knowledge and providing opportunity to increase skills base.
Central NSW Councils (CENTROC) was awarded Australian Government funding to undertake the Nexus between Water and Energy Program. The aim of the program was to increase the energy efficiency of water and waster water pump stations and filteration plants throughout CENTROC member Councils and their communities.