Australian start-up Solpod has received $975,000 from ARENA to trial installing redeployable rooftop solar on commercial and government buildings.
The National Capital Authority (NCA) will upgrade lighting along Canberra's ANZAC Parade, a move it says will bring lights into the 21st century and reduce running costs.
In just over 120 days, Robina Hospital on the Gold Coast has already seen impressive energy savings up to 65% ahead of targets after installing Siemens technology.
Melbourne's 5x4 Hayes Lane Project in East Melbourne sends a powerful message about the future importance of solar energy, says NECA.
The 5-storey Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus bookstore in Berlin has opted for ERCO's LED lighting range as a central component to its upgraded in-store design experience.
An industrialised and innovative facade that turns solar energy into heat to reduce energy demand in old buildings will soon be available in Europe.
Sydney's $7m LED city lighting upgrade is now complete after three years, reducing energy use by 40%.
The Australian Technology Park recently invited BuildingIQ to install its energy optimisation platform at the Steam Locomotive Workshop. The objective of installing Building IQ’s Predictive Energy Optimization (PEO) platform was to save energy, generate positive cash flow and show the potential of advanced software in managing HVAC operations.
Sydney's landmark Reader's Digest building in Surry Hills will receive an energy-efficiency upgrade thanks to an agreement signed by The City of Sydney.
An LED lighting solution with versatile dimming luminaires was the design choice to transform the cultural and congress centre, Montforthaus, in the Austrian city of Feldkirch.
A Sydney warehouse has experienced a reduction in energy by more than 74% since commencing an overhaul of its lighting needs.
Rip and replace or invest in tuning existing systems? The temptation can be to assume that newer is better and that a major upgrade is needed to maximise building performance. Certainly with major systems such as HVAC, there can be a fairly straightforward return on investment calculation - current running costs against the capital cost of replacement and operating costs of a more efficient system. But the decision on other systems, such as control systems at the building or plant level, is less clear-cut.
Finance is now available for energy-efficiency retrofits of commercial property. Significant additional Environmental Upgrade Agreement finance is available through an agreement between the CEFC and National Australia Bank.
Yingli Solar has completed a contract through its installation partner EnviroGroup to supply an 80 kW solar PV system for an award-winning Victorian dessert supplier.
The University of Wollongong held a reception on Tuesday to celebrate Team UOW Australia’s win at the Solar Decathlon - often dubbed the ‘Energy Olympics’ - which was recently held in Datong, China.