domestic energy audit Articles

  • Case study - Bank energy costs

    There are many pleasures of living and working in the Cayman Islands. However, paying utility bills for your business on Cayman isn’t one of them. The island territory has particularly high energy costs because Cayman has few domestic energy resources. Most electricity on Cayman is produced from imported diesel fuel, which is very expensive. As a result, businesses on Grand Cayman pay ...


    By Powerhouse Dynamics

  • Total Energy Management System: Ayers Rock Resort

    Ayers Rock Resort operates in the semi-arid conditions of the Central Australian desert. Since electricity is a major component of running costs, the Resort has installed a computer based preventative maintenance monitoring system, which links all facilities at the Resort and enables tracking of energy costs by process and item of equipment. A monthly energy audit process, together with the newly ...


  • Scottish councils will receive £10m to cut energy use

    Scottish councils will receive £10m in grants as part of a major initiative to cut Scotland’s energy use 12% by 2020. Local councils in Scotland will receive £10m in grants as part of a major new initiative from the Scottish government that aims to reduce the country's total energy use 12% by 2020. This is part of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Action Plan (EEAP). EEAP is ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Spectra energy`s EPASS achieves efficiencies tracking GHG data with integrated EHS platform

    As the cleanest burning conventional fuel, natural gas has an important and growing role to play in a low carbon 21st century energy economy. Spectra Energy is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies and dedicated to advancing the environmental attributes of this clean, efficient and domestically abundant resource. The company's leaders recognize that building ...


    By IHS

  • Industrialisation guidelines for South Africa's pebble bed modular nuclear reactor programme

    The industrialisation of any new technical system requires the establishment of the required industrial infrastructure and supplier base for the system. This paper presents a new methodology used for the determination of industrialisation guidelines for South Africa's Pebble Bed Modular Nuclear Reactor (PBMR) programme. The methodology consisted of a number of steps. These were a survey of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Regional Development Agency case study

    Company Overview A Regional Development Agency (RDA) which combines an economic development role with community, cultural and Language-development activities. The RDA sponsors hundreds of companies that employ approximately 9,000 people. It is estimated that the RDA building stock of approximately 300 buildings, comprising 300,000 m2 of floor area, has CO2 emissions of 44,089 ...


    By Enerit Ltd

  • Environmental Initiatives in the Hotels Industry: Parkroyal on St Kilda Road

     By involving all of its staff, the Parkroyal on St Kilda Rd made some simple housekeeping and equipment changes that improved its environmental performance and saved money. Annual energy savings alone are nearly $30,000 and potential for further savings have been identified. Other measures have involved water conservation and paper recycling. Staff and guests have responded well to the ...


  • Into the New Millennium - Is Your Business Strategy Sustainable?

    What is sustainability? The World Commission on Environment and Development (also known as the Bruntland Commission) defines sustainable development as 'development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.' Sustainable businesses recognize that finite natural resources are available to a rapidly increasing global ...


    By ERS Global

  • Cleaner Production in the Mining Industry: Mount Isa Mines

    MIM Holdings Limited has implemented a program of innovations which has enabled the company to open a new mine and add new electricity-using activities while cutting total annual electricity use and carbon dioxide emissions. MIM has committed to the Australian Governmentís Greenhouse Challenge. This Federal and State Government sponsored initiative requires companies to reduce emissions of carbon ...


  • Green Careers: 400,000 environmental jobs by 2015

    The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is currently conducting an inquiry into the prospects for green jobs and policies aimed at increasing employment in environmental industries. It will consider how the UK can maximise the environmentally positive opportunities arising from changes in public spending and how this might help with employment during the recession. The report ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

  • 5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

    Two and a half millennia ago, Plato announced that “Human behavior flows from three things: desire, emotion, and knowledge.” Unfortunately, our human and corporate behavior on climate change is not even close to where it needs to be. But if the great philosopher was right (and he usually was), 2013 may have been a game changer. Gains in “desire” and “emotion” ...

  • Into the New Millennium – Is Your Business Strategy Sustainable?

    Untitled Document What is sustainability? ...


    By ERS Global

  • Urban sustainability issues — Resource-efficient cities: good practice

    Our current pattern of resource use is leading to the depletion and, consequently, scarcity of natural resources (1), the degradation of ecosystems and volatile and increasing prices of natural resources. On a planet with finite resources, the challenge is to find a way of delivering greater value and more services with fewer inputs (EC, 2011a). Resources are defined as raw materials, such as ...

  • Managing a Better Environment: Opportunities and Obstacles for ISO 14001 in Public Policy and Commerce (Executive Summary)

    Overview Environmental policy is in transition. Many observers believe that the existing regulatory system, though it has accomplished great improvements in environmental quality, is approaching the limits of its effective ness. Government regulators and policy analysts are seeking better ways to address the many issues, like non-point source pollution, that remain largely unregulated. Most ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • Environmental Situation in Africa

    Abstract Africa The economic and social needs of Africa depends more on its environmental resources but these natural resources are seriously declining and that is really effecting the entire region. Sustainable development in this rapidly changing region has become an imperative, and must take place in the complex context of a diverse and changing ecosystem, political transition and evolution ...

  • The Wheels of Integrated Product Policy Grind Slow

    Integrated product policy had an innovative feel when it appeared on the EU's environmental agenda in the late 1990s. But after much in-fighting and business lobbying, the White Paper on IPP issued by the European Commission in June proved disappointingly thin, and unlikely to make any significant impact on the market until the end of the decade at best. 'Fundamental changes in the way societies ...

  • How To Survive An OSHA Inspection

    Untitled Document While there's little upside to facing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection, it is possible to ...


    By 3E Company

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