The Australian Government is undertaking a review of the CBD program to assess its effectiveness and consider the case to expand the program to other high energy-using classes of buildings, such as shopping centres, data centres, hotels and office tenancies.
When the Alto Hotel was built in 2006, sustainability features were built into the design. Today, the hotel achieves outstanding savings in energy, waste and water use.
Connecting Australia’s largest energy users with price-competitive generation.
The Australian Government commissioned the development of software to estimate the emissions reduction and energy savings arising from future changes to the National Construction Code.
A Level 2 energy audit at Cairns Hardware found tens of thousands of dollars in potential annual energy savings.
At Casey’s IGA in Far North Queensland, an energy assessor found the local supermarket could save $3750 per year by switching fluorescent tube lighting to LEDs.
A Level 2 energy audit at this luxury residential apartment building found thousands of dollars in potential energy savings.
The 30 staff of Joe Vella Insurance Brokers (JVIB) work out of a refurbished historic building in Cairns CBD.
The Union Jack Hotel has power bills of around $13,000 to $15,000 per month.