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Energy efficiency improvements - Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort

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Energy efficiency improvements at the Mackay based Cape Hillsborough Nature Resort have led to savings of over $30,000 a year (including savings made through waste and water management). This family-owned business has – amongst other changes – replaced its six gas-fired hot water systems with four heat pump systems, changed all lighting to energy efficient globes, and installed sensor lights where practical. 

Power factor correction - Woodburn Orchard

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The Woodburn Orchard’s facility in Batlow New South Wales produces and packs around 4000 tonnes of apples a year. Woodburn is classified as a large enterprise when compared to other orchards that were audited.

Snowy 2.0 - Making power more affordable and reliable

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The Australian Government has approved Snowy 2.0 which will see the expansion of Australia’s iconic Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme. Snowy 2.0 is a key part of government initiatives to deliver affordable and reliable power.

Energy rating labels on space heating appliances factsheet

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The Australian Government will invest $6.5 million to commence the process to introduce an energy rating label to space heating appliances. This measure will deliver up to 15 million tonnes in emissions reductions by 2030.

Refrigerator head pressure reduction - Caernarvon Orchard

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At the JW Kirkwood Ticehurst Orchard in Tasmania, 58% of  the annual electricity spend of around $90,000 is for refrigeration of its cool rooms and other systems. In WA, Newton Brothers packhouse and cold storage spends 70% of its $350,000 annual electricity costs on cold storage.  Both could save money by reducing the head pressure in their refrigeration units. this would cost around $5000, save between $2500 and $3500 a year and have a payback period of just 1-2 years.  

[Persian] در مصرف انرژی و آب راهنمای مستاجران برای صرفهجویی

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مستاجران هم می‌توانند از مزایای اقدامات صرفه‌جویی در مصرف آب و انرژی بهره‌مند شوند. نزدیک به یک سوم مردم استرالیا در خانه‌های اجاره‌ای زندگی می‌کنند و علی‌رغم وجود محدودیت‌هایی در زمینه اعمال تغییرات در خانه اجاره‌ای، حتی بدون در نظر گرفتن گزینه‌هایی مانند صفحات خورشیدی و مخازن آب باران، راه‌هایی برای کاهش هزینه‌ها و حفظ محیط‌زیست وجود دارد. در واقع، برخی از مهم‌ترین اقداماتی که می‌توانید برای صرفه‌جویی در مصرف انرژی و آب انجام دهید، ایجاد تغییرات جزیی در عادات روزانه را شامل می‌شود که هزینه‌ای برای شما ندارد.

[Filipino] 5 mahuhusay na ideya para sa pagtitipid ng enerhiya at pera sa inyong tahanan

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Habang tumataas ang mga presyo ng kuryente, marami sa atin ang naghahanap ng mga paraan upang makagamit ng mas mababang enerhiya sa tahanan. Ang magandang balita ay maraming simple at libreng mga bagay na maaari ninyong magawa ngayon. Sa pamamagitan ng pagsubok sa mga ideyang ito at paggawa ng ilang mga pagbabago sa ating pang-araw-araw na kinagawian, kayo ay maaaring makatipid ng pera at makatulong sa kapaligiran nang hindi kailangang isakrapisyo ang ginhawa.

[Greek/Ελληνικά] 5 λαμπρές ιδέεs για την εξοικονόμηση ενέργειας και χρημάτων στο σπίτι σας

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Καθώς ανεβαίνουν οι τιμές του ηλεκτρικού ρεύματος, πολλοί από μας ψάχνουμε να βρούμε τρόπους ώστε να καταναλώνουμε λιγότερη ενέργεια στο σπίτι. Το καλό είναι ότι υπάρχουν πολλά απλά πράματα που μπορείτε να κάνετε και που δεν κοστίζουν τίποτα. Δοκιμάστε μερικές από αυτές τις ιδέες και αλλάξετε λίγο τις καθημερινές συνήθειές σας, και θα μπορέσετε να γλιτώσετε χρήματα και να βοηθήσετε και το περιβάλλον χωρίς να θυσιάσετε την άνεση.