A summary of what’s included in the Guide to best practice maintenance & operation of HVAC systems for energy efficiency released in January 2012.
Describes the heat pump cycle, types of heat pumps and heat recovery systems, heat pump and heat recovery performance and the impact that these systems may have on energy efficiency.
Provides information on a range of mechanisms for overcoming split incentives as a barrier to investment in energy efficiency upgrades.
Covers the energy efficiency and environmental benefits of retrofitting a revolving door to an existing building.
Demonstrates the importance of keeping condenser and evaporator coils clean in HVAC systems.
Provides some basic information on thermal storage including a description of sensible heat, latent heat and thermo-chemical storage and how these may apply to chiller operation through load leveling and load shifting strategies.
Summarises the HVAC HESS wireless metering report released in January 2012 that demonstrates the benefits of retrofitting wireless metering to existing buildings.
The Australian Government is delivering an additional $10.5 million in 2019–20 to improve the energy efficiency of Australian buildings.
At the Albion Budget Supermarket in Brunswick West Melbourne a public event helped provide funds for sustainability improvements.
This purpose of this study is to update the findings of the building benefit/cost analysis, for commercial buildings, undertaken for the report Pathway to 2020 for Increased Stringency in New Building Energy Efficiency Standards.