In mid-2012, an LED lighting upgrade of NAB House’s two fire stairs was undertaken, achieving an 81 percent reduction in energy use.
The Warrnambool City Council expects to realise annual savings of over $100,000 at current prices, with the new globes expected to reduce energy usage by up to 68 percent.
A childcare centre featuring a cutting edge green roof has been opened in Balwyn North in Melbourne.
Following on from its Transition to low-emission HVAC&R: Issues and solutions discussion paper, AIRAH has launched a proposed PRIME Roadmap for HVAC&R.
The Barangaroo South project has been accepted as a pilot project for the Green Star – Communities Pilot rating tool.
The City of Sydney, Eureka Funds Management and Frasers Property have signed an environmental upgrade agreement (EUA) – the first EUA the city has signed – to install a trigeneration plant at the Central Park development.
A store’s newly installed LED lighting is expected to shave more than 22 percent off its annual electricity bill and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by over 105 tonnes a year.
The PCNZ/IPD’s new Green Property Investment Index provides a measure of investment performance across office buildings that have been awarded a Green Star rating.
An industrial refrigeration upgrade is helping Rivalea save energy, improve business and reduce its impact on the environment.
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has launched a new cleaning products standard that will replace GECA 17-2007 Cleaning Products, GECA 17-2012.
NABERS Energy for data centres rating tools have been released, becoming the latest tools in the National Australian Built Environment Rating System.
A $417,000 lighting upgrade to Greystanes House as part of a larger refurbishment of the shared services facility at Prospect in western Sydney is expected to reduce the energy costs of the shared service facility by more than one quarter.
AIRAH has released a draft discussion paper, Transition to low-emission HVAC&R: Issues and solutions, for public and industry review.
A University of Sydney engineer has ruled ocean iron fertilisation an uneconomical solution to carbon capture and storage despite its early promise.
Australian beef exporter, Kilcoy Pastoral Company is improving its productivity, reducing costs and enhancing competitiveness through an air compressor system upgrade.