Rittal, provide of IT infrastructure technologies, has launched a cold aisle containment system which enables data centre managers to increase energy efficiency by optimising the operating temperature of their IT equipment.
The Grundfos NBG/NKG end-suction pumps have energy-efficient motors that conform to the MEPS Standard. Optimised flow geometries of the impeller and pump casing have reduced the hydraulic friction and thus the amount of energy consumed.
A fuel-saving system claimed to also cut engine wear and reduce environmental emissions from mobile and stationary diesel engines is being introduced to Australian industry by FuelSave.
CSIRO has awarded grants to teams of students in nine universities across three states, to educate and assist communities in making environmentally sustainable personal and business decisions.
Smarter air traffic control could save 500 kg of fuel and reduce airport noise by 35% for a typical Boeing 747 flight between Sydney and Melbourne ,according to a team of Canberra-based researchers.
Companies in the printing, manufacturing and electroplating industries can learn how to cut waste and cut their costs, at a free forum hosted by the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change.
Compressed air is often the highest energy cost for many businesses, but unfortunately this resource is often seen as unlimited. It is therefore important that this valuable energy source be utilised efficiently, in all processes, at all times.
Designbuild, a trade-only building and design exhibition, will include a Green Building Seminar program complementing its focus on sustainability and green building this year.
The Halogen Energy Saver is claimed to last on average twice as long as the incandescent light bulb and use up to 30% less electricity, which amounts to up to 36 kg of CO2 during the life of the light bulb.
According to the organisers of the 2008 NZIFST conference which will be held in June in Rotorua, New Zealand, many people in the food industry are confused about what food sustainability means and how they can put it into practice.
Adoption of eco-friendly computing is fast emerging as a priority for technology decision makers. A report by independent market analyst Datamonitor, 2008 Trends to Watch: Green IT, predicts a surge in CIO interest and vendor initiatives in the green IT space.
A single office worker can print out up to 15,000 A4 sheets of paper a year. By a conservative estimate, a business of, say, 5000 people creates 65 t of CO2 through the paper they use each year.
The Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr, has announced more than $8 million in grants for two renewable energy projects from the Australian government’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative.
The Sustainable Built Environments 2007 conference will explore the latest theories on green buildings and sustainability, and how they are being put into practice.
Investa Property Group and Stockland Corporation are working with the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering at the University of Sydney to understand the barriers to achieving better energy performance for existing office buildings.