Posts tagged with ‘Property’

  • LJ Hooker goes green to cuts costs

    By Dan Gaffney on March 27, 2014
    Good for business, good for the environment. That’s the catch-cry of LJ Hooker’s sustainability program, which is helping its real estate network cut leading business costs – power, paper and petrol. Launched in early 2012, LJ Hooker’s 3Ps program puts sustainability at the centre of the biggest motivators in the real estate sector – sales and savings. The 3Ps program gives its […]
  • Going solar: UNSW launches star power

    By Dan Gaffney on January 23, 2014
    Solar electric power is the fastest-growing energy market in the world. Demand is growing at more than 40 per cent annually, which is good news for an energy source recognised as one of the best ways to transition to a cleaner, sustainable energy future. UNSW is a world leader in solar cell technology, with a substantial portfolio of patented technologies, […]
  • Software powers CSIRO’s carbon-neutral target

    By Dan Gaffney on November 28, 2013
    CSIRO’s ambition to become carbon-neutral by 2015 is being powered by software to track and manage its environmental footprint. Australia’s national science agency hopes to halve its water and waste profile and achieve efficiency gains through greener procurement, behaviour change, and greater use of renewable energy. CSIRO appointed Envizi to assist its sustainability efforts after considering proposals from several software […]
  • Ramsay Healthcare: financial grade sustainability reporting

    By Dan Gaffney on November 22, 2013
    Reputation, risk and compliance reporting were key drivers for Ramsay Health to adopt technology that gives the company real time visibility of its energy and environmental footprint. The ASX-listed healthcare provider caters to broad health care needs, including complex surgery, psychiatric care and rehabilitation. The company operates 9,000 beds, employs 30,000 staff on three continents, admitting more than one million […]
  • Monash targets cuts to energy use and carbon emissions

    By Dan Gaffney on November 18, 2013
    By 2020 Monash University plans to slash its energy use by 30 per cent in a bid to cut its energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. The university is of one of the largest energy users in Victoria, consuming about 100,000 megawatt hours of electricity annually. Its energy consumption – enough to power 15,200 homes – results in the annual […]
  • Microsoft: unlocking the value of CarbonSystems’ technology

    By Dan Gaffney on November 1, 2013
    In 2012 Microsoft adopted a cloud software solution from Australian software company CarbonSystems (now Envizi) that will cut the time and cost of capturing and tracking energy, emissions and sustainability data from its operations in more than 110 countries across the globe. This interview with Envizi CEO David Solsky tells the story reveals three major impacts for the two software […]