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Eco Alkalines carbon-neutral batteries

10 July, 2014

Eco Alkalines are certified carbon-neutral batteries, with every purchase contributing to offset projects. The environmentally responsible batteries contain 0% cadmium, lead or mercury.

The picture of a sustainable workplace

08 July, 2014 by Lauren Davis

​When Canon Australia made the decision to relocate from its 25-year-old headquarters to a brand new building in Sydney's Macquarie Park, it was always known that sustainability would play a key role in the transition.

Stiebel Eltron Stratos power-flued gas room heater

31 May, 2014

The Stratos from Stiebel Eltron Australia is an energy-efficient, power-flued gas room heater, designed for Class 1 buildings such as freestanding houses and townhouses. Power-flued heaters are sealed units where air for combustion is drawn from outside.

VPO makes waves in Maroubra

23 May, 2014

As part of its drive to reduce overheads and carbon emissions, Maroubra Seals Sports and Community Club asked Forum Group to appraise the business case for voltage power optimisation (VPO).

Richmond Marketplace makes energy savings

22 May, 2014

ISPT is the owner of Richmond Marketplace, home to a variety of retailers. Many of these retailers have their own sustainability targets to meet, but with ISPT owning the property, there is limited incentive for tenants to invest in energy-efficiency measures.

Flexible infrastructure solutions for data centres

21 May, 2014

Companies in the data centre sector often require increased storage capacity at short notice, with operators expecting a high level of responsiveness from vendors and contractors. Computer Room Solutions (CRS) is involved in the design, development and commissioning of data centre infrastructure.

Forum Group acquires powerPerfector VPO technology

20 May, 2014

Technology and services provider Forum Group has acquired powerPerfector Australia. The acquisition will enable Forum Group to expand its energy-saving offerings to businesses across Australia and New Zealand.

UQ cuts carbon emissions with LEDs

15 May, 2014

As part of The University of Queensland's ongoing sustainability program, its Property and Facilities Division recently replaced all lighting in three car parks on the St Lucia campus with energy-efficient LEDs.

NZ LED market up, prices down

05 May, 2014

Philips Lighting's latest market data shows uptake of LED lighting is increasing in New Zealand. The growth is expected to continue as the price point for the company's newest lighting option continues to reduce.

Atlas Copco GA VSD+ variable speed drive compressor

22 April, 2014

Atlas Copco's GA 7-37 VSD+ variable speed drive compressor is claimed to reduce energy consumption by 50% on average, compared to idling compressors. The product further realises a free air delivery (FAD) increase of up to 12%, says the company.

NAB banks on a green building

15 April, 2014 by Lauren Davis

National Australia Bank (NAB) has unveiled its new home in Melbourne's Docklands at 700 Bourke St.

Waterfront uses energy savings to aid safety

04 April, 2014

The Office of Environment and Heritage's Director Metropolitan Branch, Tom Grosskopf, said that works at iconic buildings on the Sydney waterfront have been part of the more than $13 million worth of savings under the NSW Government's Energy Saver Program while also increasing harbour-side safety with lighting upgrades.

Quality air from quality compressor

01 April, 2014

When David Chin, manufacturing manager with Chemson Pacific, saw the need to replace his chemical plant's ageing air compressor, he had no hesitation in investing in another Atlas Copco air compressor.

Kaeser Kryosec refrigeration dryers

24 March, 2014

The Kryosec refrigeration dryers from Kaeser Compressors deliver good drying performance in ambient temperatures up to 50°C, yet are highly efficient and compact.

Kaeser ASK series rotary screw compressors

21 March, 2014

Kaeser Compressors' ASK series rotary screw compressors are compact, refined and powerful. Due to the Sigma Profile air-ends, an innovative cooling concept and high-efficiency IE3 motors, the air compressors are said to perform up to 20% better than comparable products.

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