Capturing Energy Efficiency in the home, workplace and community


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Capturing Energy Efficiency in the home, workplace and community

  1. 1. Capturing Energy Efficiency in the home, workplace and community
  2. 2. About CTI <ul><li>Who We Are : CTI is a professional carbon management and energy efficiency training organisation offering national accredited green-skills workplace training programs </li></ul><ul><li>Why We Exist : for the delivery of skills focused, competency-based workplace training programs that are focused on creating a carbon responsive workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Our focus : is on the development and delivery of workforce capacity building solutions for the low carbon economy </li></ul><ul><li>Our Services : ‘ Building Carbon Resilience ’ workshops, National VET accredited Certificate III and Certificate IV qualifications in carbon management, Applied Energy Efficiency training, NGERS auditor compliance training , coaching for carbon management success & carbon strategic advisory support services </li></ul>
  3. 3. What will we cover today? <ul><li>What is energy? </li></ul><ul><li>What is energy efficiency? </li></ul><ul><li>Energy consumption in the home </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Demonstrations – lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Energy “ Vampires ” at home </li></ul><ul><li>Measuring/calculating savings </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Energy Efficiency <ul><li>Reduce your energy bills (electricity, gas) </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce greenhouse gas emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Meet compliance obligations (business) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase cost competitiveness of business </li></ul><ul><li>Improved environment outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Energy security & reliability </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Negawatts ’ </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is Energy? Potential Kinetic  ♬
  6. 6. Power vs Energy Energy is defined as the ability to do work Energy = Power x Time Power is a measure of the rate of doing work (recall the term ‘horse’ power?)
  7. 7. How do we measure Energy? kWh MJ 1 kWh = 3.6 MJ 1 Watt = 1 J / s Watt Joule
  8. 8. Sources of Energy Consumption in the Home Source:
  9. 9. What is Energy Efficiency? <ul><li>Doing more (increasing output) using the same amount of energy in the process </li></ul><ul><li>Producing the same level of output using less energy in the process </li></ul>When we talk about energy efficiency we are referring to either:
  10. 10. Sources of Energy Efficiency? <ul><li>Demand Efficiencies (consumption linked) </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral Changes – turning off the lights </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure Changes – changing the light bulbs </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Efficiencies (supply linked) </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed Generation </li></ul><ul><li>Renewables (solar, wind) </li></ul><ul><li>Micro generation </li></ul><ul><li>Primarily infrastructure based </li></ul>
  11. 11. Behavioural Changes <ul><li>Turning off lights </li></ul><ul><li>Vampire Power (standby) </li></ul><ul><li>Power Settings </li></ul><ul><li>Switching off at the powerpoint </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning and maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-driving </li></ul><ul><li>Running dishwasher & washing machine between 2am & 6am </li></ul>
  12. 12. Computer Standby Power
  13. 13. Simple (cost saving) Infrastructure Changes <ul><li>Lighting Retrofit </li></ul><ul><li>Sensors </li></ul><ul><li>Insulation </li></ul><ul><li>Appliance Upgrade – High Star Rating </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel Efficient Car </li></ul><ul><li>Shading (Tree, Awning) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Lighting Demo
  15. 15. Light Bulb Running Cost Comparison
  16. 16. Halogen Horror
  17. 17. Lighting Retrofit Solution IRR = 158%
  18. 18. Television <ul><li>The TV is now the 4th largest energy consumer in the household after water heating, refrigeration and lights. </li></ul><ul><li>A large wide-screen plasma TV can consume more energy per year than your refrigerator OR your dishwasher, washing machine and dryer combined in a whole year. </li></ul>Source:
  19. 19. TV Star Rating Source:
  20. 20. Old vs New LED TV 6570 Hours in Standby Switch off = $14.85 Savings
  21. 21. Entertainment Units
  22. 22. The (old) Beer Fridge
  23. 23. $265 ÷ $38 = 7slabs With a little planning you can save money
  24. 24. <ul><li>Conditions: </li></ul><ul><li>10 years or older </li></ul><ul><li>250 litres or greater </li></ul><ul><li>Must be 2 nd fridge </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Fridge Buy Back
  25. 25. Conclusions - Tips <ul><li>There are many ways you can reduce costs through energy efficiency – the biggest barrier is knowledge . </li></ul><ul><li>You can only manage what you measure . </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour changes are FREE but difficult to maintain. </li></ul><ul><li>The larger efficiency gains can cost money but most are cost effective – “ Low Hanging Fruit ” . </li></ul><ul><li>Think of the total cost of ownership when making purchasing decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to prepare for a ‘ low carbon future ’ . The sun has set on the era of cheap energy and waste. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Find out more about Energy Efficiency for your home or business
  27. 27. CTI Courses <ul><li>Energy Efficiency – 2 Days </li></ul><ul><li>Cert IV in Carbon Management* </li></ul><ul><li>Cert III in Carbon Management* </li></ul><ul><li>All course are nationally accredited </li></ul><ul><li>* national VET qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom courses are delivered at ATP and locations around the country as well as online – see for more details </li></ul><ul><li>Special Offer: Sign up today for one of our upcoming Energy Efficiency courses and receive FREE PowerMate value $120 </li></ul>