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SBC will deliver Lismore Council’s Renewable Energy Master Plan

Posted On April 11, 2014

Lismore City Council (LCC) has selected Sustainable Business Consulting (SBC) to deliver a Renewable Energy Master Plan for the Council. In 2012 LCC consulted with residents of the Lismore Local Government Area (LGA) to get their views about Lismore’s future.  Through this process the community communicated that They have a vision of the Lismore LGA and the Northern Rivers as…

We will run another two Energy Management Basics courses in Sydney in March and April – register your interest

Posted On March 11, 2014

If you are tasked with sustainability in your organisation and need a greater understanding of how to reduce your energy consumption, decrease your spend on electricity, or negotiate better energy deals with your suppliers, this course is for you. The course follows the ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard, which is the world’s leading energy management system increasingly being adopted by…

SBC helps Metro with the carbon reporting for the Monorail Removal Project

Posted On August 7, 2013

Sustainable Business Consulting has been engaged by Metropolitan Demolitions and Aver to perform the carbon reporting for the Monorail Removal Project, which started in August 2013. The client Transport for NSW (TfNSW) mandates that all projects with a value exceeding $5m have to submit a GHG inventory report. In August 2013 we submitted the initial report, which covers the estimated…

2-day and 1-day Energy Management workshops – practically for free – register here

Posted On March 29, 2013

If you are tasked with sustainability in your organisation and need a greater understanding of how to reduce your energy consumption, decrease your spend on electricity, or negotiate better energy deals with your suppliers, this course is for you. The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) has commissioned Sustainable Business Consulting to develop a course in Energy Management that follows…

SBC to deliver free Energy Management courses in Sydney and the Illawarra

Posted On March 12, 2013

Sustainable Business Consulting will deliver three heavily subsidized short courses in Energy Management this year. We are still deciding on the best dates, but one Sydney and one Illawarra course will be held before July, the third one in August. The courses are sponsored by the Office of Environment and Heritage and course participants only have to pay a small…

What’s causing Australia’s heatwave

Posted On February 7, 2013

The following is an excerpt from The Conversation: “Australia has started 2013 with a record-breaking heat wave that has lasted more than two weeks across many parts of the country. Temperatures have regularly gone above 48°C, with the highest recorded maximum of 49.6°C at Moomba in South Australia. The extreme conditions have been associated with a delayed onset of the…

The uptake of EUAs is slower than expected

Posted On January 8, 2013

Interesting article in the SMH about the uptake of Environmental Upgrade Agreements. EUAs remove the split incentive barrier between the building owner and the tenant. Even though the business case for EUAs is so strong it is taking a long time for them to gain a foothold in the market. It seems that another barrier needs to be removed –…

What if Greenhouse Gases were visible?

Posted On December 10, 2012

Greenhouse gases are invisible. But what if we could see the carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide emissions coming from our cars, trucks, power stations, manufacturing plants, landfill sites and from agriculture? Would that cause us to change our behaviour? ABCNews published a video to help people visualise carbon dioxide emissions. Visualising carbon emissions In 2010 the City of New…

Lars judges and presents the ‘Carbon Smart’ award for Marrickville Council

Posted On December 10, 2012

 

Hazardous chemicals in clothing – Greenpeace report

Posted On November 29, 2012

According to a newly released Greenpeace report, high street fashion brands are selling clothing contaminated with hazardous chemicals that break down to form hormone-disrupting or even cancer-causing chemicals when released into the environment. The report reveals that hazardous chemicals can be found in clothing from 20 leading fashion brands. All tested brands had at least several items containing these chemicals…