Case studies

Case studies of various projects accredited in the Energy Savings Scheme

Lighting Energy Efficiency Upgrade in Commercial Buildings

Key facts

  • Generated certificates worth $77,000+
  • Saves 151 MWh/year
  • Reduced electricity bill by $22,606
  • Used Deemed Energy Savings Method - Commercial Lighting Energy Savings Formula

This case study describes how an ACP provided a lighting and control system upgrade package for a Ladies’ College in Sydney. All incumbent lighting equipment was upgraded to state-of-the-art LED technology and several buildings were also upgraded with smart lighting automation to minimise energy wastage.

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Council Chiller Upgrade

Key facts

  • Generated certificates worth $8,771
  • Saves 331 MWh per year
  • Is an aggregator
  • Used project impact assessment method

This case study describes an upgrade of whitegoods for a council building, an energy savings project managed by an ACP.
An ACP was engaged by the council to assist with replacing the chillers in a Civic Centre. The council (the original energy saver) involved serviced a population of over 100,000 people including residential, commercial, retail, industrial and agricultural areas and was committed to reduce energy costs.

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Fitness Centre Efficiency Verification Program

Key facts

  • Will generate certificates worth $120,000 per year
  • Will save 4528 MWh per year
  • Uses Metered Baseline Method

This case study describes a strategy aimed at reducing energy consumption through equipment upgrades and behavioural change. The ACP assisted fitness centres to embark on a series of energy savings projects to lower the electricity consumption and increase profitability while maintaining, or improving, service levels.

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Technology Park Lighting Upgrade

Key facts

  • Generated certificates worth $2,100
  • Saved 7.9 MWh
  • Used deemed method

This case study describes how an ACP worked with a large commercial premises towards reducing its energy consumption using the Commercial Lighting Energy Savings Formula.

The common walkway area of the technology park complex had a large amount of old T8 fluorescent lighting which operated through the night. The ACP was engaged to facilitate the creation of energy savings certificates for the upgrade.

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