energy audit Articles

  • Case studies - office benefits

    Lighting doesn’t just illuminate the office. It can change the way we feel, influence people’s energy levels and performance and enhance our sense of well-being. Our lighting solutions give the green light to a healthier, happier workplace. You can add your own style, adjust ambiences and enhance life in the office with the power of light. Our office solutions improve the visual ...


    By LEDenergysave

  • Green Banking - the value of ISO 14001 certification in the financial sector

     Abstract “Good environmental practice and good financial performance go hand in hand,” says Otti Bisang of Environmental Management Services at the Credit Suisse Group, which was reportedly the first major financial services institute worldwide to have achieved ISO 14001 certification. In 1995, in collaboration with four other banks and a major insurance company, the Group published its ...


  • Going green - real world savings & measurable results

    Political discussion across the country has been tinged with green this year as awareness regarding climate change reaches an all time high. But what many corporations and individuals fail to realize, is that making environmentally friendly choices in how we live and work can equate to real world financial savings as well. For example, “green” or “sustainable” buildings use key resources like ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • CMR consultants educates school on water savings - case study

    Introduction St. Helen’s is an independent girls’ day school of more than 1,100 students aged from 3 to 18. Located in Northwood, St Helen’s spans 23 acres, with over 20 utilised buildings. Energy and water management and efficiency is important to St Helen’s in order to keep all overheads to a minimum, ensuring value for money to their pupils and families. ...


    By ENER-G

  • Enterprise Products Partners Launches Enterprise Tool for a Proactive ASPECT on EHS Regulatory Compliance

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is a large publicly-traded energy partnership, headquartered in Houston, TX. As a leading North American provider of midstream energy services, it maintains more than 50,000 miles of pipeline across the United States that transport natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products, liquefied petroleum gases and petrochemicals to producers and ...


    By IHS Markit

  • ESOS Guidance - What you need to know

    THE ESOS REGULATIONS - HOW IT MAY IMPACT YOU. ESOS has been effective from July 2014, it's sole function is to guarantee large ...


    By Brixsus Energy

  • Green Real Estate Education announces mortgage professionals can go green with their programs

    Green Real Estate Education, the leader in the United States for educating the real estate arena on green building basics talked to over thirty mortgage professionals in Illinois about implementing green principles in the way they do business. The company has “green” educated 5,000 in various disciplines in the real estate industry. At the fall convention for the Illinois Association of Mortgage ...


  • Resource Minimisation and Recycling in the Hotel Industry: The Regent Sydney

    Recycling of materials - from paper, cardboard, bottles, cooking oil and old linen - along with simple measures to reduce energy and water consumption, have yielded $250,000 in savings for The Regent in Sydney over the last few years. The cleaner production measures were introduced without having to compromise the hotel’s luxurious five-star service. Background The ...


  • Demonstrating advanced environmental management

    Everyone has high expectations when it comes to maintaining the environment. But for Castle Cement, just meeting those expectations wasn't enough. Managing stakeholder expectations is a major challenge for those implementing environmental management systems (EMS). Increased demands for transparency are driving process-based management systems and the rise in public reporting of environmental ...


  • Asian Paints minimizes environmental impact and maximizes new operational efficiencies

    Asian Paints Ltd. operates in 22 countries around the world. It maintains 27 paint manufacturing facilities and serves consumers in 65 countries. As a truly global enterprise, Asian Paints is aware of the impact its operations have on the environment and is strongly committed to following the latest best practices for “green productivity.” Specifically, the company is working to ...


    By IHS Markit

  • How organisations can take full advantage of the CRC scheme

    Organisations should prepare during the rest of the financial year to take best advantage of the CRC scheme. Organisations that think they have got the hard work completed by successfully registering for the CRC Energy Efficiency scheme ahead of last month’s deadline will be surprised knowing that is far from reality. Business and public sector bodies should prepare during the rest of ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Save money, save carbon

    As a way of saving money in a financially difficult time, engaging in a resource efficiency programme can help organsations cut costs from waste, water, packaging, emissions and supply chain wastage. Embedding a resource efficient approach to procurement business can proactively work with suppliers that offer cost effective solutions as well as environmentally preferable options. In the UK there ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • Developing equipment specific lockout/tagout procedures – Case Study

    Challenge: Antea®Group was contracted by one of the world’s largest chemical manufacturing organizations to provide equipment-specific lockout / tagout procedures at their largest Research and Develop facility in North America. The overall objective of the project was to evaluate the worker risks during maintenance and repair operations associated with laboratory ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Leveraging Emerging Management System Standards to Create Improved EHS and Sustainability Performance

    Management systems can strengthen business advantage by providing better data accuracy and transparency, and provide increased opportunities for cost avoidance and cost savings, while also creating opportunities for improving profit margin. Management Systems Are Becoming More common in business as companies seek reputable ways co demonstrate responsibility to the international community. ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Hydraulic modeling experience in consulting practice

    Hydraulic modeling experience in consulting practice: Comprehensive Hydraulic Modeling software applications in water and sanitation engineering consultancy practice are a must and are very much essential to simplify several single line or small tree distribution iteration processes used in the olden days. Several Hydraulic models are available for Hydrology, water supply, storm ...


  • CRC puts big responsibility on Financial Directors

    Inaccuracy in reported carbon emissions could be fined more aggressively under the CRC scheme, reports Envido. Financial Directors are now on the front line of ensuring their companies are prepared for the Carbon Reduction Commitment. From April 2010, the CRC will create a direct link between many companies' carbon emissions and their bottom line. By 2010, the UK government had promised to reduce ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Green Certification Providers – Who should you choose?

    Our previous article on How to Get a Green Certification generated several inquiries. Almost everyone had the same question: with so many green certifications available out there, how can we discern who’s serious? A good rule of thumb is how long the process takes. A solid certification is bound to take at least one month, from the moment you submit your application to having the green ...


  • CDM monitoring & reporting for carbon credits case study

    Abridged from a Wastecon 2008 Presentation and Paper by Mitchal L. Cassel LANDTEC, Colton, California The project sites The project is in Brazil and obtains certified emission reductions (CER) or carbon credits for a large scale, waste handling and disposal, clean development mechanism (CDM) project. Methane emissions are being reduced through collection and destruction of ...

  • Top 10 residential green building trends to watch in 2012

    Here's a list of some top trends that will help accelerate growth in the residential market, as compiled by the Earth Advantage Institute. Urban density. Filling in the spaces is the name of the game as homeowners and builders opt to create more living space through the construction of accessory dwelling units (ADUs), laneway homes (bordering the back lane behind the main house), ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Improved IT infrastructure helps Tata’s procurement in the UK case study

    When Tata Limited discovered that certain aspects of its IT infrastructure upgrade had not been allowed for in the refurbishment project planned for its London offices, it knew that it didn’t have the in-house skills needed to handle a project of this scope and complexity. As the company’s Facilities Manager had previously worked with Mark Dansie, Inflectiontech was appointed ...

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