Carnegie Wave raises $4m to fast-track next-gen CETO. Aust’s largest grid-connected PV system installed at Vic aged-care home; new Oz head for Trina Solar.
Category: Smart Buildings
UK energy minister says a decentralised power revolution is doable, with local energy systems in homes and businesses reinventing the energy market.
Memo to Tony Abbott: Planning expert says catering to the urban population boom is not about building more roads, but making better use of them.
Queensland government owned generator says rooftop solar is cutting demand and lowering prices. It hopes LNG industry can deliver a ‘resurgence’ in coal-fired generation.
Data from City of Sydney’s Better Buildings Partnership shows energy efficiency is producing big savings for commercial property landlords.
The average family home in the US generates more than 160,000 pounds of greenhouse gasses a year. Does building an energy efficient house pay off?
A zero carbon house on 5×4m of land; an affordable eco-housing complex – two new examples of Melbourne’s forward-thinking approach to sustainable living.
Australian Council of Social Services adds voice to call for a policy focus on energy efficiency, says is key to empowering low income households.
Government dedicates $3.59m to improving energy efficiency in Victoria’s office buildings, as the state’s latest 5 star green example is unveiled.
Green Building Council Australia finds more energy efficient buildings could save the federal govt $35m a year on electricity costs alone.
US public housing uses almost 40 per cent more energy per square foot than privately owned housing. But affordable and efficient is possible.
University of Wollongong team wins the international Solar Decathlon with their retrofitted net zero energy fibro house – affordable and clean energy blueprint.
ZCA plan outlines how Australia’s existing buildings could cut energy use in half, go gas-free and become renewable energy power-houses in 10 years.