Energy Efficiency Management & Cost Savings Opportunities Workshop – May 7, 2014

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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

    • Baseline development

    • Energy auditing

    • Opportunity prioritisation

  • Understanding carbon in the supply chain

  • Lighting –

    • 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 –

    • Government funding

    • 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

  • Case studies


Networking Opportunity

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.


Energy Efficiency Management & Cost Savings Opportunities Workshop – May 7, 2014
May 7, 2014 8:45 AM
May 7, 2014 5:00 PM
Presented by:
Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
March 12, 2014
Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
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562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
WSP Environmental
Parking may be available at the venue at $12 all day or parking surrounds venue
Public Transport:
Trams run along St Kilda Road
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