Port Phillip recruiting retrofit engineer as part of GHG program

City of Port Phillip is recruiting an engineer with expertise in retrofits to step up reduction in mains grid energy use as part of a major program that that council claims will see it reduce carbon emissions by 60 per cent by 2015/16, with the ultimate aim net zero emissions by 2020. A key part […]

Report: Australia can be zero carbon by 2050

Residential and commercial building energy use would halve and rooftop PV increase 10-fold if an ambitious plan to decarbonise Australia by 2050 is realised.

Guide for commercial LED users released

With the market for LED lighting products in a major expansion phase as more buildings and public spaces undertake energy-efficient lighting upgrades, the Lighting Council of Australia has responded to concerns some products may not meet Australian electrical safety standards by releasing a guide to assessing LEDs and LED suppliers for commercial users.