In mid-2012, an LED lighting upgrade of NAB House’s two fire stairs was undertaken, achieving an 81 percent reduction in energy use.
As electricity costs soar and ever-higher comfort levels are expected by building users, the replacement of old glazing systems with superior modern products makes more sense than ever. JOHN POWER explores the issues surrounding glass and glazing retrofits.
CHRIS WRIGHT, owner of Energy Partners Australia, shares how $100,000 is being saved at Wests Tennis Club and how these energy savings can be replicated.
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.
Replacing 6450 conventional street and park lights in Sydney will save nearly $800,000 a year in electricity bills and maintenance costs.
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.
An industrial refrigeration upgrade is helping Rivalea save energy, improve business and reduce its impact on the environment.
The new rules concerning electrical safety that came into effect on 1 January 2013 will have a major impact on how facilities managers and property owners manage risk, WHS compliance, and the buildings themselves.
Asure Software provides its predictions of the top five workplace management trends that will take place in 2013.
A 10 percent energy consumption reduction has been achieved in a capital city, 400-room hotel in less than one year.
Australian beef exporter, Kilcoy Pastoral Company is improving its productivity, reducing costs and enhancing competitiveness through an air compressor system upgrade.
Richmond Valley Council has completed a $286,000 upgrade of street lighting that will result in annual savings of $133,000.
An energy saving product is set to provide 1200 Monash University office workstations with annual energy savings of around 30 percent.
A research centre for low carbon living that will establish the materials and infrastructure required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 has been launched.
OLIVIER ALLARD from ADMS Technologies explains the singular perspective and the unique key performance indicators (KPIs) of a building owner, a property/facilities manager, a design engineer, a commissioning agent and a field technician.