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.
The carbon price is here and so too are many reports of how business costs will increase as a direct result. ALAN DAVIS, an associate director and Sydney team leader of WSP Built Ecology, investigates tangible ways of reducing a building owner’s exposure to increasing energy costs driven by the carbon price and increasing electricity network charges.
TIM PITTAWAY, principal at RSM Bird Cameron, provides advice on the issues that businesses should consider when it comes to the carbon tax.
Dr Tuan Ngo and Dr Lu Aye from the University of Melbourne have begun conducting research that looks into improving energy efficiency, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and achieving better wind, fire, blast and impact resistance.
Faculty Management spoke to the Spotless facility management team at the new Royal Children’s Hospital about the practicalities involved in trigeneration, the challenges presented and how they can be overcome, and the advantages gained.