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Commercial Solar and LED Stunning Success
A national retailer has had stunning success with the roll out of just 2 of the 7 demand management and energy efficiency measures identified and quantified by Water & Energy Savers staff.

Annual savings of $5,747,987 (34%) will be achieved by just rolling out 2 measures Solar PV Systems to replace peak (day time) power usage and energy efficient lighting.

Payback periods for Commercial Solar PV Systems range from 2.65 years to 3.9 years depend on local tariffs and which state the stores are located.

Energy efficiency lighting systems payback periods vary from 2.19 - 3.17 years per store.

From energy efficiency and demand management priority viewpoints the 7 tactical and strategic priorities identified are:

Efficient lighting systems and upgrades 92% of sites
Solar PV systems 68% of sites
Sub metering 43% sites,
Tariff re-negotiations 3 states
VSD drives - 32% sites
Air conditioning system upgrades 36% sites,
Building Management Systems 22% sites
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Greening Our Hospitals Program
Water & Energy Savers has worked with over thirty hospitals to save the equivalent of 100 Olympic size swimming pools per year through the Department of Human Services $3.9 million Greening Our Hospitals Program.
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Pointing Solar East and North Maximises Savings
Pointing the 32.5 kW Solar PV Systems both east and west has maximised savings and solar generation use for Woodlands Winery at 3948 Caves Road, Wilyabrup WA.

The winery starts work at 6.00 am in summer and 7.00 in winter. The east facing solar panels start generating electricity at sunrise replacing grid power electricity.

Water & Energy Savers , Managing Director, said " This is a great example of of an engineered solar solution we designed the Commercial Solar PV System to meet Woodlands Winery requirements and maximising the savings available."

You can see the east facing portion of the Commercial Solar PV System as walk up to the cellar door to try the fabulous Woodlands wines.
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Nil Capital Outlay For Solar PV Systems
Water and Energy Savers have partnered with various banks including NAB and Investec Bank (Australia) Pty Ltd for the supply of financing of commercial Solar PV Systems and energy efficiency measures for businesses, schools, colleges and universities around Australia .

100% funding is available for all viable companies, schools and businesses that install Solar PV Systems, energy efficient lighting or any recommended demand management measure.
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Energy

Energy can be a significant overhead for a company and is one of the principle impacts that an organziation will have on their environment. To understand your carbon footprint (usage), the essential first step is to understand what that energy consumption is - you cannot manage what you don't measure.

Water & Energy Savers (WES) knows that many businesses want to cut energy costs but believe that cannot justify the cost of an energy audit without understanding what their return will be. WES's extensive experience in the field has allowed us to develop an effective consulting package that will provide your business with the key tools you will need while keeping your outlay to a minimum.

Things we can do for you include;

  • Provide you an assessment to AS 3598:200 level 1 auditing standards
  • Investigate your historical energy consumption data for trends and seasonal usage
  • Show you your current C02 emissions
  • Optimize your lighting levels, including an assessment of applicable replacement technologies - this includes Lux measurements of key areas
  • Demonstrate how your company compares to national averages and standards in efficiency practices
  • Identify key technologies that will improve energy efficiency
  • Provide a list of recommendations to save you money and reduce your emissions
  • Present a complete report on the audit, analysis and recommendations

Taking advantage of a WES Energy Audit and Assessment package will give you an excellent business plan for improving your impact on the climate and cutting your overheads. Our report provides a point of reference for any environmental programs you are seeking to develop and will allow you to target your efforts in the most effective way.

Please contact one of our representatives and we will be happy to discuss how to give you the solution that will best fit your needs. Water and Energy Savers proves a range of efficiency services and has an extensive history of bringing our expertise to the aid of a wide variety of organsizations and facilities in helping them make a difference.

The cost of this assessment is dependent on the size of your property and the variety of the energy uses to be assessed. The range of prices is;

Property Size Energy Audit and Assessment
Small $2,500
Medium $3,500
Large (or several sites) $6,000