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Energy-mass balance - commercial buildings

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This is a guide on how to effectively develop an energy-mass balance (EMB), a method for accounting for the energy and material flows  for a commercial building and its processes. It was designed for corporations to meet the requirements of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities (EEO) program but can used by any large energy user.

 

Energy Efficiency Opportunities - Assessment Handbook

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This handbook provides guidance for large energy users on how to effectively conduct an energy efficiency assessment.  It draws on the practical experiences of companies and consultants that have undertaken effective energy assessments and can help corporations plan and implement assessments in a way that will optimise business outcomes. The handbook was designed for corporations to meet the requirements of the Energy Efficiency Opportunities (EEO) program but can be used by any large energy user.

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations - Green Lease Schedules

The Green Lease Schedule is a formal commitment between tenants and building owners which sets a minimum ongoing operational building energy performance standard. The Australian Government has led the way in the use of green leases and in 2006 introduced Green Lease Schedule requirements for new office leases as a key component to the Energy Efficiency in Government Operations (EEGO) policy. 

Energy Efficiency in Government Operations policy

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Energy Efficiency in Government Operations (EEGO) is the Australian Government’s policy on energy efficiencies in Government Operations. 

The EEGO factsheets contain detailed information about different aspects of the policy.

 

Commercial building learning rates

Reports on the learning rate in the context of changes in the energy performance requirements in the NCC for commercial buildings and whether there is evidence that building construction costs rose as a result of changes in MEP requirements.

Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market - Preliminary Report

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This Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market Preliminary Report identifies the complex forces driving a rapid transition across the electricity sector. It seeks input on key questions to navigate the transition in line with consumer expectations for a secure and reliable service, at an affordable price, that delivers on our national emissions reduction commitments.

Dr Finkel and the Panel thank respondents for their submissions. The submission period closed on 21 February 2017.

Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market - submissions

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The submissions to the Independent Review into the Future of the National Electricity Market published are presented by the Department of the Environment and Energy and the Independent Panel for the purpose of sharing information about the Review. Submissions are now closed.