Energy Efficiency projects usually present a self evident business case. There is a capital expenditure (or more accurately a life cycle cost) followed by a flow of savings in recurrent expenditure over the life of the project. A range of projects will have different returns on investment related to the capital, time and savings involved. Invariably some of these will meet the business’ investment criteria. If that is the case why don’t more energy efficiency projects get built?
We have mentioned our work supporting the delivery of medical assistance to the remote parts of Vanuatu in previous Newsletters which can be found here; Planning is underway to return to the islands in 2013. We will have more on the upcoming voyage in future Newsletters but in the meantime we thought you might like
Achieving Section J Compliance on your existing building can be a prohibitively expensive exercise in cases where the standard solutions don\’t seem to fit the design. Could a Section J – Alternative Solution be the way forward for you?
Minh Pham Tuan (Minh) has started an internship at Application Solutions. He has an undergraduate degree in engineering (Heat and Refrigeration) and is currently studying for his Masters. Minh is undertaking two projects while he is with us. The first is a solar air-conditioning project which we will feature in a future newsletter. The second
Co-gen and Tri-gen are strategies to improve energy efficiency and to improve your NABERS rating. How do you know if this is applicable to your facility? Co-generation is the local production of electricity and heat where both forms of energy can be utilized on site or nearby. This improves the system efficiency considerably compared to
Welcome to our latest Industry Update – Newsletter. Every day sees something in the media about energy and the environment. It is hard to avoid coming across and leaves you wondering where it is all heading. Here are a few examples from the Sydney Morning Herald in the last few weeks. Malaysian city plans bright