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THE STORY SO FAR…

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15

Jun
2015

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Neami National – retrofitting rented facilities

On 15, Jun 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

A recent ACOSS survey found that 49% of community services want to negotiate energy efficiency improvements with their property owner. We spoke to Neami National about how they’ve approached energy efficiency at 50 of their rented facilities, and found out what they’ve done to increase energy efficiency by 11%.

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10

Jun
2015

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Neami National: How to get staff on board for sustainability

On 10, Jun 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

We visited the Neami National head office in Melbourne to find out why they are so successful in getting their staff involved in workplace sustainability, and how they’ve managed to upgrade the bulk of their rented facilities. What we found was a powerful model of engagement that is based on their approach to mental health and wellbeing…

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03

Jun
2015

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Anglicare NT: The heart of sustainable services in Alice Springs

On 03, Jun 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

We visited the awesome team at Anglicare NT in Alice Springs last month to find out why they’ve embraced sustainability in their HACC and transitional housing services. We also got their practical tips on how they use energy and fuel efficiently in such a unique community and climate zone.

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Apr
2015

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STAMP OUT STANDBY POWER: WIN A BOX OF ECOSWITCHES FOR YOUR TEAM!

On 28, Apr 2015 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By andrea

Are you tired of asking your colleagues to switch things off? Do you find hunting for power points under your desk… undignified? You can win a box of EcoSwitches to help staff to switch off workstations in one easy step, and stamp out standby power once and for all.
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14

Apr
2015

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Judene Andrews: how energy efficiency paid for itself at UnitingCare Community

On 14, Apr 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

We visited Judene Andrews, UnitingCare Community Sustainability manager, to find out how they found energy savings worth over $45,000 at just three sites. Watch her online talk for great tips on getting started!

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09

Apr
2015

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Get inspired by Liam Henderson about Baptcare’s sustainability mission

On 09, Apr 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

Recently we interviewed Baptcare’s Sustainability Coordinator, Liam Henderson, about how they saved over $50,000 in utility bills, created a sustainability program that pays for itself, and become a sustainability leader in our sector.

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09

Apr
2015

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Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre – resource savvy resilience

On 09, Apr 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

We visited Angela Maxwell, the Manager of the Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre, to find out how energy efficient design, and a resourceful community, have made the centre a landmark for sustainability in the region.

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08

Apr
2015

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Need inspiration? Listen to Alfred Wimblett from Kith and Kin, Townsville.

On 08, Apr 2015 | No Comments | In Case Studies, Uncategorized | By andrea

We dropped by Kith and Kin, a Townsville disability support service, and talked to CEO Alfred Wimblett, a level headed champion of sustainability. He told us how they turned their energy bill into a funding source for their community service.

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