Energy education projects
The following energy education projects were supported under the Energy Savings Fund.
Australian Conservation Foundation
ACF's GreenHome - community education for sustainable living
The Australian Conservation Foundation's GreenHome program helps householders save energy, water and waste and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This project has targeted high energy-using households with a community education program and provided retrofits to change both behaviour and household fixtures and fittings.
Since the GreenHome program was established in 2005 with funding support from the Environmental Trust, it has successfully helped hundreds of householders live more sustainably. The project is saving an estimated 523 megawatt hours of electricity and 908 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year.
Community Broadcasting Association of Australia
Energize: energy savings education project
The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia has broadcasted a series of radio clips about energy efficiency to listeners across NSW. The radio segments were developed in consultation with industry and community experts and broadcasted via satellite and digital delivery to the Association's 80 radio stations around NSW. The project is saving 7,234 megawatt hours of electricity and 7,668 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year.
Impact Employee Communications Pty Ltd
Workplace Energy Savings Communication Program
Impact Employee Communications has developed an employee energy education program for high energy-using companies to increase staff awareness of energy savings at work and equipping them with tools and understanding for improved efficiency. The program is demonstrating the benefits of education in garnering employee support for the companies' energy saving activities and achieving further savings through behavioural change. The project is saving 2,791 megawatt hours of electricity and 2,959 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year.
Page last updated: 14 November 2012