Presented by the
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
In association with
Proud Partner – WSP
A number of organisations have achieved significant cost benefits through implementing energy efficiency initiatives.
To assist industry, business and councils, the Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with WSP, have developed this practical program to enable businesses to identify economic opportunities for energy savings and to develop and implement effective energy management systems.
The Workshop will include industry case studies that demonstrate the changes made, the process undertaken, and the strategies implemented within organisations, that show significant cost savings made. This comprehensive Workshop will cover the process for developing an Energy Efficiency Plan and effective strategies for staff engagement.
The Workshop will cover:
Why undertake energy efficiency and where does it fit into the sustainability mix
The energy market and energy pricing structure
The carbon tax and the impact on energy
What are the building blocks for a successful energy efficiency program
Understanding your energy usage –
Outline of energy using systems
Understanding carbon in the supply chain
Outline of lighting types and where applied
Typical savings from lighting projects
Case studies in lighting upgrades
Green IT – New opportunities for your business –
Saving energy in IT
Cloud computing – does it save energy?
Monitoring and ReportingDigital solutions as an enabler of energy efficiency initiatives –
Monitoring and reporting systems
Project measurement and verification
Case studies on –
Household energy assessment tool – rolled out by the Federal Government but is 100% applicable to any business with multiple sites across a region or the globe
Arla Foods and CSP – Arla Foods is one of the largest dairy manufacturing companies in Europe/Scandanavia
Online reporting to help amalgamate ‘sustainability’ data (includes energy & carbon) from across a number of facilities and operations to report to a variety of mandatory & voluntary sustainability reporting requirements.
Funding and financing for energy efficiency
Exercise – Developing an Energy Efficiency Plan –
Environmental Upgrade Agreements
Energy performance contracting
Staff engagement strategies – open discussion
Review of workshop outcome.
Facilitator – Tina Khoury, CEO Australian Environment Business Network
Tim Parker – Associate Director, Energy and Climate Change Leader, WSP
The Workshop will provide the opportunity to network with presenters and delegates during AEBN’s networking refreshment breaks (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea).
A comprehensive set of course notes will be provided to each delegate.