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.
QMDC completed an energy audit on an Aged Care facility near Warwick, Queensland. The retirement home consists of single level accommodation buildings and the capacity to accommodate 40 residents.
As a result of the recommendations from an energy assessment, Bendigo Acsess Employment has been reducing energy use across all sites.
Brisbane’s Manly Hotel was able to save 873,188 MJ of energy (a $20,000 saving for the business) by focusing on energy efficiency.
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).
At Bendigo’s Indulge Fine Belgian Chocolates, energy efficiency improvements began with behaviour change: at night, all lights are switched and electric hot water is unplugged.
Keech Australia has been designing and manufacturing high integrity steel castings for almost 80 years.
The owners of the Chocolate Lily Sustainable Stays B&B in Sedgwick wanted to incorporate as many energy efficiency practices as possible into their property.
The owners of Bendigo’s The Good Loaf Sourdough Bakery & Café regularly review the businesses energy practices.
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 to 2030.