Energy > Savings devices

Atlas Copco ER energy recovery systems

01 September, 2014

The Atlas Copco ER range of energy recovery systems can recover up to 94% of the electrical energy used by an air or gas compressor. This means users are able to use their compressor energy more than once.

Efficiency projects showcased at Australian Smart Lighting Summit

26 August, 2014

Over 40 councils, energy providers, road authorities, contractors and designers from across Australia gathered in Melbourne last week at the Australian Smart Lighting Summit to discuss strategies and new technology for public lighting retrofits aimed at reducing energy consumption and costs.

Smart street lights vision for Australia

19 August, 2014

Australian cities can leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technology to help modernise critical infrastructure such as intelligent and adaptive street lighting.

Sharing energy-saving secrets at the Australian Smart Lighting Summit

06 August, 2014

The Australian Smart Lighting Summit, to be held in Melbourne from 18-19 August, will attract developers, contractors, lighting industry professionals and local government authorities.

Voltage power optimisation for Kiama Council

29 July, 2014

Kiama Council in NSW has developed a sustainability theme called 'Kiamasphere', which aims to bring together all of its projects across the council that relate to environmental management and sustainability. One of the measures implemented was voltage power optimisation.

Emerson PM-30 power module for ROC800 flow computer

17 July, 2014

Emerson Process Management has released a power module for the ROC800 and ROC800L RTU flow computers. The PM-30 offers good power delivery and the flexibility to install the computer in either 12 V solar installations or 24 V rackmounted installations without needing to change the power module.

Magnetic materials improve efficiency of motors

17 July, 2014

Researchers from the University of Adelaide are using new magnetic materials to develop energy-saving electrical motors and generators.

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.

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