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SME

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are a dynamic and oft under-appreciated part of the Australian economy. Businesses with under 200 employees drive the most employment and provide the most economic benefit to Australia, with SMEs making up over 57 % of the Australian economy.

The way these 2 million+ businesses consume energy, water and other resources, is critical to our societies ability to transform it’s economy to a more sustainable level. The good news is, than in doing this, the owners and managers of these businesses will save money and increase their profits.

Upgrade to energy efficient lighting

Upgrade to energy efficient lighting

By replacing your current lighting with the new generation of efficient lights, such as compact fluorescents and LEDs, you can half the lighting component of your electricity ... more »

Configure your lighting for efficiency

Configure your lighting for efficiency

By utilizing natural light, installing skylights, sensors switches and separating lights into multiple zone switches we can cover our lighting needs, with less electricity. more »

Implement efficient air conditioning and heating

Implement efficient air conditioning and heating

Large amounts of energy are required to heat or cool the air inside a building, so doing it as efficiently as possible is essential to minimizing this expense. more »

Switch off un-used appliances

Switch off un-used appliances

By switching off equipment when it is not in use, we save energy and money. It is that simple. more »

Maintain, downsize and turn off your fridge

Maintain, downsize and turn off your fridge

Refrigerators and cool rooms consume a lot of energy. The benefit of bringing them up to best practice efficiency is a heavy financial and envronmental reward. more »

Purchase energy efficient appliances

Purchase energy efficient appliances

When investing in new office or workplace equipment and appliances, use the Energy Star® ratings (stars) to guide you to the most efficient products. more »

Install a renewable energy system

Install a renewable energy system

Businesses can reduce their energy bills by installing a renewable energy system and generating more of the power they consume. more »

Optimise specialist equipment for energy efficienc ...

Optimise specialist equipment for energy efficienc ...

Improving the energy efficiency of the industrial motors, pumps, air compressors and other equipment in your business can reap significant rewards. more »

Purchase Energy Efficient vehicles

Purchase Energy Efficient vehicles

Vehicle manufacturers have improved engine efficiency, aerodynamics and hybrid technology resulting in huge gains in vehicle efficiency. Replacing your business cars and truck ... more »

Teach energy efficient driving

Teach energy efficient driving

Teach your staff the art of eco-driving and reduce your fleet’s fuel consumption by 10-20 percent per annum. Every year. more »

Offer alternatives to the car

Offer alternatives to the car

Car parking costs money. By offering your staff commuting alternatives to the car you can reduce your costs, and help the environment. more »

Use your recycled printer paper twice

Use your recycled printer paper twice

Paper, and printing on it, cost money. It consumes resources and could often be avoided. more »

Establish a recycling program

Establish a recycling program

Most businesses generate "waste" products that should be recycled, if only to prevent harmfull chemicals entering our food chain. more »

Conserve water in your business

Conserve water in your business

Water efficiently in your business you will save money and insulate your business from increased costs when the price of water rises. more »

Install water tanks connected to toilets

Install water tanks connected to toilets

For businesses with the capacity to install water tanks at their workplace, plumbing then to the toilet system can remove costs for years to come. more »