A checklist of the most important factors to consider when upgrading to LEDs has been compiled by Brightgreen to help facilities managers make smart lighting decisions.
With a price on carbon set, reducing energy costs has become even more important. GILBERT MCLEAN, national key account manager of the AirAudit division at CompAir Australasia, shares how energy savings of up to 50 percent can be made within a compressed air system.
66.5 energy efficiency tips for facilities are provided by RICHARD NEUMAN, partner at Relocation Management Solutions.
Some immediate steps that can be taken to manage energy costs, as well as current incentives and financing opportunities, are shared by JONATHAN JUTSEN, founder and executive director of Energetics.
JENNIFER BALTATZIDIS, principal consultant in energy engineering at Origin Energy, provides a few tips on how to improve a building’s energy efficiency in an affordable and reliable manner.
Schneider Electric explains two methods that can be implemented in order to decrease energy consumption and consequently reduce overall energy costs: sub-metering and daylight harvesting.
New lighting codes demand careful balance of lux and watts. Brightgreen explores how facility managers can ensure the lighting needs of a facility are met, while complying with all the various codes and guidelines.
TOM CANTWELL and DAVID ANDREWARTHA from DLA Piper provide insight into the Commercial Building Disclosure program and consider some of the issues that became apparent during the transition period.
Schneider Electric claims that its new remote energy management online system can help businesses to reduce building energy costs by up to 30 percent.
An electricity ‘group buying’ service has been launched to help customers gain significant price discounts.
New research has shown that cutting greenhouse gas emissions from Sydney office buildings can also help reduce the pressure on electricity supply infrastructure citywide.
When it comes to up-to-date exterior lighting, writes ALISTAIR ROBERTSON, Australia is not that far behind the curve in terms of technologies and applications.
As energy costs escalate, facility managers are under immense pressure to reduce costs without compromising building performance. As GARRY LOWE from Systems Intelligence reports, lighting control is an obvious place to start.
LED-based lighting systems are tipped to dominate the world’s lighting markets within nine years. Recently, JOHN POWER travelled to the US to visit Philips’s pioneering LED lighting businesses in San Jose and New York to witness the revolution first-hand.
The Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010 (Cth) (the Act) commenced on 1 July 2010 as part of the Federal Government’s national initiative on advancing energy efficiency. PETER LOVETT from Green Pass Australia Pty Ltd explains the implementation of the scheme – the transition period begins on 1 November this year.