White Papers/Resources

The Sustainability Matters Resource Library contains white papers, eBooks, webcasts, videos and technical papers to help you manage and solve work related problems. Select from a variety of application and technology related subjects, supplied by market-leading vendors or written by our editorial team.

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Wastewater odour technology saves over $900,000 per year

Supplied by EnviroSuite Pty Ltd on 02 June, 2017

Explore the implementation of proactive odour management, covering everything from configuring the modelling and monitoring systems, to optimising alerts and risk forecasting.


Intelligent water systems and real-time condition monitoring

Supplied by Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd on 14 February, 2017

Intelligent water systems leverage today’s technology to detect any changes in water quality as soon as they occur within a network. This allows organisations to adopt smarter management strategies, provides them with greater confidence when allocating resources and enables better organisational planning.


Lithium-ion v lead – what’s the future for UPS energy storage?

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on 05 August, 2016

Lithium-ion is likely to become the battery of choice for uninterruptable power supplies (UPSs) — as their costs continue to decrease, the benefits become more widely known, and manufacturers make their UPSs compatible.


How to optimise DC energy consumption with UPS eco-mode

Supplied by Schneider Electric IT Business on 02 June, 2016

Using the "eco-mode" option on UPS systems provides a proven 2% reduction in data centre energy consumption. Few data centres use this mode, however, due to the perceived side effects. Cost/benefit eco-mode tradeoffs are rarely explained adequately, unfortunately, for one to make a genuine informed decision.


Your smart-tech workplace of the future — an eBook

Supplied by Schneider Electric - Energy & Building on 02 June, 2016

Your workplace is on the cusp of a dramatic smart-tech shift. Old-styled buildings are soon to be converted into hyperconnected, responsive, controllable machines. They are set to promote energy efficiency, improve power quality and stimulate collaboration, optimising your productivity like never before.


20 cutting-edge metric innovations for sustainable business

Supplied by MCI Australia on 04 May, 2016

Innovation for sustainable business is a prime focus for top performers. It is critical to re-evaluate ways that your team measure, analyse and innovate all costs involved to capture new forms of business value and opportunities, and develop that competitive edge.


Blower technology solutions — minimise OPEX, maximise efficiency

Supplied by Kaeser Compressors Australia on 18 April, 2016

The largest operating cost for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) is energy. The largest of all WWTP energy consumers — running blowers for aeration. With energy prices continuing to rise, understanding the compressed air demand of your system and selecting the right blower to suit is critical.


Membrane bioreactor technology increases wastewater capacity by 250%

Supplied by Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd on 23 March, 2016

Rimini, Italy, boasts the biggest wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) using membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology in Europe. Its cost-effective MBR upgrade and advanced performance has allowed the centralisation of Italian coast wastewater, the demolition of redundant surrounding WWTPs and an improved unpolluted tourist coastline.


The self-cleaning pump — a game changer in the wastewater process

Supplied by Hydro Innovations on 08 March, 2016

Partially blocked pumps are extremely difficult to notice and reduce pump effectiveness by up to 40%. When the majority of energy costs of a water treatment plant are due to pumping, pump efficiency is critical.


Wastewater pump choice can make or break plant operations

Supplied by Hydro Innovations on 19 February, 2016

A pump's best performing feature can vary greatly; be it hydraulics, electrical, maintenance, non-clogging, unclogging, or wire to water. Careful consideration of your specific requirements is needed to match your organisation's needs with the best fit.


Zoned heating technologies that compress energy consumption

Supplied by Schneider Electric Global on 14 January, 2016

Variable temperature scheduling and zoned heating are now drastically reducing home heating bills. Home energy management systems, used to coordinate scheduled heat, will seemingly become commonplace in the years to come.


How to host a successful webinar: a step-by-step guide

Supplied by Citrix Online on 14 January, 2016

Webinars are a low carbon footprint method for delivering training and community engagement. This 'how to' handbook guides you through the process of webinar production. Step by step, discover what you need to do before, during and after your webinar to generate engaging results.


Solve your facility power quality problems — in 3 steps

Supplied by Schneider Electric Clipsal Partner on 02 December, 2015

Unscheduled downtime, equipment failure and damage is often the result of power quality problems. A management framework that efficiently measures, monitors and analyses your power will highlight corrective and preventive actions to minimise these risks.


Why, when and how to migrate your DCS

Supplied by Schneider Electric Pty Ltd on 21 October, 2015

New technologies in the manufacturing space provide constant opportunities for productivity increases and economic gain. To gain their competitive edge distributed control systems need to be upgraded to take advantage of these latest opportunities.


Will wearable technology change the face of customer service?

Supplied by ClickSoftware Australia Pty Ltd on 07 October, 2015

Wearable technology is becoming more mainstream and technology advancements are made every day. The capabilities of wearables are now beginning to emerge for retail, enterprise and consumers. They are soon to become the interface between body, apps, data and services. This creates great opportunities for the customer service space.


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