Electricity Power efficiency choices

Energy Efficiency Reference Links

No. Link Description

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https://www.matthewb.id.au/ Energy Calculators, Green IT presentations
this E-book, Solar Calculators

2

https://www.efergy.com.au/ Building Energy Meter

3

https://www.centameter.com.au/ Building Energy Meter 2

4

https://www.choice.com.au/ Consumer association

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https://www.rheem.com.au/home.asp Hot water system including solar

6

https://www.dux.com.au Hot water system including solar 2

7

https://www.todae.com.au Water solutions

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https://www.basix.nsw.gov.au/information/index.jsp Building Design for efficiency

9

https://www.energyrating.gov.au/acl.html Air conditioning selection and use

10

https://www.energystar.gov/ia/new_homes/features/Lighting_062906.pdf Energy Efficient lighting

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Government Lighting policy change Incandescent light bulb removal policy and new lighting efficiency requirements

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https://stores.ebay.com.au/LEDBulb-Bizz LED lights

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https://reviews.cnet.com/green-tech/tv-power-efficiency/ Television and related equipment power consumption

14

https://www.productreview.com.au Appliance reviews with user feedback

15

https://www.cnet.com.au/reviews.htm Technology device reviews

16

https://www.draftstoppa.com.au/ Ceiling to roof loft air control

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https://www.neco.com.au Energy efficient products

18

https://www.pinkbatts.com.au Insulation supplier and associated information

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https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/rebates/ccfcir.htm Government rebate for insulation installation

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https://www.bunnings.com.au/learn-how-to-DIY_how-to-install-insulation.aspx Basic insulation installation principles

21

https://www.icanz.org.au Insulation industry group

22

https://www.energyrating.gov.au/standby.html Government position on Standby power

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https://www.energystar.gov.au Energy consumption rating scheme

24

https://www.iea.org/papers/2007/standby_fact.pdf International group policy on standby power

25

https://www.80plus.org/ High efficiency computer power supply standard

26

https://www.dse.com.au/ Electronics supplier including efficient power supplies

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https://www.clipsal.com.au Electrical supply including automation

28

https://www.osram.com/osram_com/ Lighting manufacturer

29

https://www.sylvania.com/ Lighting manufacturer

30

https://www.energyrating.gov.au/incand-lamps1.html Government guidelines for lighting efficiency

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https://www.environment.gov.au/sustainability/energyefficiency/lighting/ Government suggestions for lighting efficiency

32

https://www.ledfx.com.au/UserFiles/File/FluroLED%20specs.pdf LED replacement for fluorescent tube

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https://www.captech.com.au/ Power factor correction technology

34

https://www.captech.com.au/products.htm Power factor correction examples

35

https://www.ice-energy.com/ Off peak ice making for daytime air conditioning

36

https://www.vmware.com/products/drs/index.html Dynamic Computer Resource allocation (shut server down when not needed)

37

https://www.energyrating.gov.au/library/pubs/sb200411-sensors.pdf Government view of lighting efficiency using sensors

38

MotionDetectors_Brochure.pdf Motion sensors for light control

39

https://www.hagerbr.com.au/wiring-accessories-+-building-automation/lighting-control/time-switches/3223.htm Electrical timers for mains distribution boards

40

https://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/business Co-generation example

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https://www.deus.nsw.gov.au/publications/crown_hotel-casino_benefits_from_hidden_power.pdf Australian Co-generation case study

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https://www.ipplc.com.au/Page.php?iPageID=151 Co-generation further examples

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https://world.honda.com/news/2004/c041020.html Co-generation equipment for household

44

https://www.energystar.gov Energy Efficiency government organization

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EnergyStarComputerSpecification Energy Star rating 4 for computers

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https://www.energystar.gov.au/products/computers.html Australian guidelines for computers energy use

47

https://www.nec.com/global/solutions/vpcc/benefits/index.html Thin client benefits

48

https://www.nec.com/global/solutions/vpcc/data/english/US100.pdf Thin client example specifications

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https://www.vmware.com/solutions/consolidation/ Virtual Computing possibilities

50

https://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Distributed-Resource-Scheduler-DRS-DS-EN.pdf Virtual Machine resource scheduling

51

https://www.80plus.org/80sav.htm 80 Plus use saving calculator

52

https://www.energystar.gov/ Energy consumption rating scheme

53

https://www.nec.com/global/solutions/univerge/ VOIP telephony

54

https://www.skype.com/intl/en/getconnected/ VOIP and video conferencing software

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https://www.nec-unified.com/products/7/170/130/Softphones/Softphone-SP30.html VOIP soft phone with video conferencing

56

https://www.qnap.com/pro_detail_feature.asp?p_id=78 Network attached storage example

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https://www.arm.com/products/processors/index.php Very Low powered processor

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https://www.intel.com/technology/atom/index.htm Low powered processor

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https://www.climatesaverscomputing.org/ Methods to turn on computer power management

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https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=power_mgt.pr_power_mgt_ez_gpo Computer Power Management Group Policy Software

61

https://www.verdiem.com Computer power management software across network

62

https://www.environment.gov.au/rebates/index.html Aust. Govt. rebates available

63

https://www.solahart.com.au Solar Hot water equipment provider

64

https://www.ecosmart.com.au/ Solar Hot water equipment provider 2

65

https://www.apricus.com/html/solar_collector_ap.htm Solar hot water including retrofit designs

66

https://www.infinitysolar.com.au/ Solar Power equipment provider

67

https://www.energyaustralia.com.au/ Solar Power output calculator (Sydney)

68

https://www.latronics.com Inverter and transfer switch provider

69

https://www.solarshop.com.au Solar lighting and equipment

70

https://www.rpc.com.au/ Solar / alternative energy supplier

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https://www.energymatters.com.au Alternative energy supplier, solar calculators for products relative to your region

72

https://secure.oatleyelectronics.com//index.php Electronic and solar supplier

73

https://www.12volt.com.au/ Low voltage equipment including solar

74

https://www.greenpower.gov.au/home.aspx Green Power overview

75

https://www.greenenergywatch.com.au/ Green power prices compared by state

76

https://www.motorwavegroup.com Micro wind turbines

77

https://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/wind/selection_map.shtml Weather bureau wind maps

78

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power_in_the_Republic_of_Ireland Wind farms in Ireland

79

https://www.aad.gov.au/apps/operations/electrical.asp Wind Farm example at Mawson Station with real time energy measurement

80

https://www.wind.com.au/ Large scale wind turbine manufacturer

81

https://www.selsam.com/ Multiple turbine blade wind generators

82

https://www.ausra.com/ Solar Thermal equipment manufacturer

83

https://www.acciona-na.com New solar thermal plant

84

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloncurry_Solar_Power_Station Australian Solar Thermal Plant

85

https://www.stirlingenergy.com Solar thermal design using a Stirling engine for generation

86

https://www.brightsourceenergy.com Solar thermal manufacturer using a central heating tower

87

https://www.solarsystems.com.au Concentrated Photo Voltaic systems

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https://www.solfocus.com/en/index.php Concentrated Photo Voltaic systems 2

89

https://www.concentrix-solar.de Concentrated Photo Voltaic systems 3

90

https://www.emcore.com Triple junction solar cells

91

https://www.spectrolab.com/ Triple junction solar cells 2

92

https://www.greenandgoldenergy.com.au/ Concentrated Photo Voltaic systems for smaller system

93

https://www.soda-is.com/eng/map/#monde World solar radiation measurements

94

https://www.greenvehicleguide.gov.au Table to see most efficient vehicles

95

https://www.racq.com.au Motoring association with efficient driving hints

96

https://electrobikes.com.au Electric bicycle supplier

97

https://www.electricbicycle.com.au Electric bicycle supplier 2

98

https://www.vectrix.com/ Electric Scooter

99

https://www.solarshop.com.au/main/category28_1.htm Electric Scooter distributor

100

https://www.think.no/ Electric Car

101

https://www.teslamotors.com/ Electric Sports Car

102

https://www.aeva.asn.au/ Australian Electric Vehicle Association

103

https://www.smart.com Electric Car and Petrol Cars

104

https://www.originenergy.com.au/files/SLIVERfactsheetFIN5.pdf Thin film solar from South Australia

105

https://www.powerfilmsolar.com Thin film solar cells (various formats)

106

https://www.nanosolar.com Thin film solar cells (1 GW / year manufacturer plant)

107

https://www.geodynamics.com.au/IRM/content/home.html Geothermal Energy from hot dry rocks in Australia

108

https://www.google.org/egs/ Geothermal Energy from hot dry rocks in USA

109

https://www.carnegiewave.com Wave power generator using sea floor water pump action

110

https://www.pelamiswave.com Wave power using wave pitch, hydraulics and inbuilt generators

111

https://www.seageneration.co.uk Tidal power generation

112

https://www.zenncars.com/ Electric Car manufacturer with potential future battery

113

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EEStor New generation battery

114

https://www.hager.com.sg/product/automation-control/kilowatt-hour-meters/1503.htm Electrical Power Measurement

115

https://www.enviromission.com.au/EVM/content/home.html Solar Tower Technology

116

https://www.scheutensolar.com Solar building surfaces

117

https://www.sopogy.com Small to Medium Solar Thermal technology

118

https://www.sol3g.com Small Concentrated Photo Voltaic systems

119

https://www.amonix.com Large Concentrated Photo Voltaic systems

120

https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/windows2008server_power_management Windows 2008 Server advanced power management

121

https://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/pnppwr/ powermgmt/Optimize_Power.mspx Windows Vista Power Management

122

https://www.gafcontrol.com.au Electrical Timer and remote control systems

123

https://www.energyrating.gov.au/tesaw-main.html Top Energy Star Award (efficiency) winners

124

https://www.energyrating.gov.au/rf2.html Refrigeration minimum standards for efficiency

125

https://www.rec-registry.gov.au/swhCalculatorInit.shtml Solar Hot Water calculator for RECs received

126

https://www.metaefficient.com/ Energy efficient products in multiple categories

127

https://www.betterlifegoods.com LED lighting for worldwide voltage levels

128

https://eeepc.asus.com/global/ Low powered laptop example

129

https://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=24&l2=165 Low powered desktop example

130

https://www.urbanenergy.com.au Co-Generation / Trigeneration

131

https://www.coolgreen.com.au Energy efficient products

132

https://www.rinnai.com.au/ Hot Water supplier

133

https://www.ecsaustralia.com/company.php Large greener air conditioning

134

https://www.ecsaustralia.com/Attachments/green_air.pdf Examples of solar air conditioning

135

https://www.evworld.com Electric Vehicle and related technologies site

136

https://www.phoenixmotorcars.com/ Electric vehicle from USA

137

https://www.ata.org.au/ Alternative Energy Association

138

https://www.ecolivingcentre.com.au Supplier of water and energy saving products

139

https://www.yourhome.gov.au/renovatorsguide/products-appliances.html Australian government policy on lighting and appliances

140

https://www.hepburnwind.com.au Community Wind Farm project

141

https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/2148-wind-energy-myths-and-facts.asp Wind Energy background

142

https://www.environment.gov.au/settlements/renewable/ nationalsolarschools/index.html Australian Government Rebate for Schools Energy and Water efficiency

143

https://masg.org.au/?page_id=913 Community group solar installations

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https://www.unescap.org/esd/publications/energy/psec/guidebook-part-two-standby-power.htm OECD perspective on how to reduce Standby power consumption

145

https://www.viridianglass.com/default.aspx Glass manufacturer including better insulated laminated glass

146

https://www.mitsubishi-motors.com/special/ev/index.html Electric Car expected for 2010 availability

147

https://eco-switch.com.au Remote switch for power point

148

https://www.goswitch.com.au/ Electricity cost comparison site

149

https://www.jaycar.com.au Electrical supplier. Look for Mains Power Meter, Remote Controller Power board

150

https://tractile.com.au Solar roof tile that includes solar panel and solar hot water

151

https://www.tesla.com/en_AU/ Electric sportscar, SUV, fast sedan and compact car

152

https://www.tesla.com/en_AU/powerpack Commercial Scale battery energy storage

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https://www.tesla.com/en_AU/energy Domestic Scale battery energy storage