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Archive for May, 2013/

Household energy efficiency driving down energy demand

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Tristan Edis, Climate Spectator, 24 Apr, 10:06 AM Data hiding within obscure energy regulatory documents reveals that housing energy efficiency regulations have succeeded in reducing household energy demand. The Housing… ..more

Electricity demand collapse – energy efficiency making an impact

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Climate Spectator Daniel Palmer, 24 Apr, Australian electricity demand forecasts through the rest of the decade are in need of a sharp revision, in the order of 10 per cent… ..more

Productivity gains from energy efficiency and sustainability

Monday, November 19th, 2012

By Vivienne Reiner 15 November 2012 Indoor environment quality is emerging as a new focus for green buildings and environmental upgrades, the Profitable Sustainability conference heard this week. Keynote speaker… ..more

Green Star and NABERS-rated office buildings outperform

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

The Fifth Estate 28 August 2012 —Office buildings rated by Green Star and NABERS energy four star and above continue to outperform low and unrated assets, Investment Property Databank Australia’s… ..more

Profiting from sustainability

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Global sustainability expert Martin Blake recently visited Australia for the International Green Awards and he came with a simple message: businesses need to stop looking at sustainability as a costly… ..more