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Knauf Comfortboard thermal mass board

12 July, 2016

Knauf Australia has launched Comfortboard to the Australian market, providing architects, designers and specifiers with a thin, lightweight thermal mass lining featuring the ease of installation that comes with a standard plasterboard product.

Northern Lights Project pays dividends for regional NSW

08 July, 2016

Seven councils in the Northern Inland region of NSW will benefit from the installation of newly installed energy-efficient street lighting under a project coordinated by Regional Development Australia Northern Inland (RDANI) and funded by the Australian Government.

HYDAC Optimicron filter element range

27 June, 2016

HYDAC has launched the Optimicron filter element range, enabling considerable energy savings for fluid oil systems. The design emphasis on the filter media pack is on minimal energy consumption combined with a high level of fluid cleanliness and extended service life.

Schneider Electric hits top 10 in Newsweek Global Green Ranking 2016

16 June, 2016

Schneider Electric has announced its presence in the Newsweek Global Green Ranking 2016, the global listing of the world's most environmentally friendly corporations.

Greens announce battery storage policy

11 May, 2016

The Greens have announced a new policy to support households and businesses investing in battery storage for renewable energy.

Orders now open for the Enphase AC Battery in ANZ

10 May, 2016

Authorised distributors for Enphase Energy are now accepting orders for the Enphase AC Battery — a scalable, modular energy storage system — from installers in Australia and New Zealand.

The latest products on show at ARBS 2016

18 April, 2016

ARBS 2016 will features products and services from over 250 local, national and international manufacturers and suppliers.

Hybrid system installed at energy storage trial

07 April, 2016

Energex is conducting a Battery Energy Storage Systems trial as part of a long-term strategy to manage demand on the network based on customers' ever-changing usage habits.

Akasol neeoQube energy storage cell

11 March, 2016

The Akasol neeoQube is an intelligent lithium-ion battery storage solution for any solar power system. Innovative and efficient, the product is designed to store excess power produced during the day so it can be used at any time needed, even during the night.

Atlas Copco ES controllers for multiple compressor installations

29 February, 2016

Atlas Copco's ES controllers increase the efficiency of multiple-machine installations. Offering a range of control and monitoring functions, the controllers can help reduce the pressure band of the compressed air or vacuum installation, equalise the running hours and minimise the unloaded running of the machines.

Utility slashes fuel usage with combined cycle optimisation

29 January, 2016

Emerson Process Management has completed a combined cycle optimisation project that generated operational improvements and slashed average fuel usage at a large power-generating unit operated by one of the largest utilities in the US.

Zoned heating technologies that compress energy consumption

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.

Incandescent bulbs could make an energy-efficient comeback

13 January, 2016

US researchers have developed a way to combine the warm look of traditional light bulbs with 21st-century energy efficiency. Their study features a new type of filter that 'recycles' the infrared photons in incandescent bulbs.

Is this Australia's most sustainable display home?

21 December, 2015

The Cape housing project is said to be Australia's most energy-efficient housing development, with minimum standards of 7.5-star energy efficiency, 2.5 kW solar and 10,000 L water storage per home.

Powercaps provide the best of two energy worlds

09 December, 2015

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has developed Powercaps — energy storage systems that combine the advantages of batteries and supercapacitors.

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