We can’t get away from the fact that sustainability in general and energy efficiency in particular is central to business survivability. Businesses that take measures to reduce their ecological footprint and reduce energy use will be the survivors; all other things being equal. It takes time and organisational skill to make a difference in this […]
Over the years Application Solutions has grown and now services a broad sustainability and energy efficiency field. To serve our customers better we have moved our building services and technology areas into a new division – Eco Engineering Solutions. The new name better describes this area of our work. We have some exciting developments in
In our last newsletter we talked about Environmental Upgrade Agreements which is the scheme in NSW to help Landlords and Tenants of commercial properties undertake approved works and equitability share the costs/benefits. We think it’s a great idea as getting agreements between Landlords and tenants can be a real stumbling block to getting work done.
In a recent energy audit for a large warehouse, lighting was found to be the biggest energy consumer. This might be as expected but the options for reducing energy on site are typically limited because the lighting used are high bay lights. These do not function well with movement sensors or light level sensors because
Application Solutions, in association with Green Synergy consulting will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Green Cities Expo to be held in Sydney on 6th and 7th March 2013. We will be located at booth 56, between the Urban Retreat and The Hub (See floor plan). Please pop in for a visit – we’d love to
Over the years we have evolved our approach to energy efficiency to maximise the benefits to our clients. We always start with an energy audit. Although there are Australian Standards for energy audits which we follow, in reality many clients are not ready or do not have the available data to complete an audit to
I recently I saw a TV item on a young nuclear scientist. The snippets I saw stayed in my mind but didn’t make sense. For example I remember that as a primary school age boy he gave a one hour lecture on nuclear physics at a school open day. I remember the high pitched pre-puberty