World Environment Day Awards 2016

Update: The entry deadline for the World Environment Day Awards 2016 has been extended for one more week, until Tuesday April 19, 5pm AEST.

The Carbon Reduction Institute is proud to be a silver sponsor of the United Nations Association of Australia 2016 World Environment Day Awards.

Each year, in support of United Nations World Environment Day (June 5), the United Nations Association of Australia recognises innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia and the important work of Australian environmental leaders through its World Environment Day Awards.

The preeminent national awards play an important role in raising awareness about key environmental issues and challenges, and inspiring and motivating individuals, organisations and businesses to take positive steps towards sustainability and environmental excellence in their homes, schools, communities and workplaces.

View the ‘Call for Entries’ Media Release here and awards categories and criteria here. 

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Energy Efficiency Case Study: Top Ryde City Living

CRI LIGHTING CASE STUDY

CLIENT: Top Ryde City Living

MANAGED BY: Pacific BMG

LOCATION: Pope Street, Ryde

ORIGINAL LIGHTING

The Top Ryde City Living complex contained an extensive network of fire stairs, corridors and car park levels which were fitted with a mixture of linear fluorescent fittings. CRI supplied the site with new LED-tubes and dedicated fittings in lieu of the original high-powered units.

INSTALLED LED UNITS

A total of 434 LED fittings with LED tubes were installed throughout the site, comprising:9W ‘RLT’ linear LED lamps with microwave motion detection technology;

  • RLT Single 4-Foot Linear LED tubes, with dedicated fittings to replace standard fluorescent tubes
  • RLT Double 4-Foot Linear LED tubes, with dedicated fittings and emergency technology, to replace emergency fluorescent tubes
  • RLT Double 2-Foot Linear LED tubes, with dedicated fittings and emergency technology, to replace emergency fluorescent tubes

RESULTS
Predicated annual energy savings of 150.87MWh. This was estimated to be equivalent to yearly power bill savings of $24796.081
A predicted reduction in peak load of 17.22 kW
A predicted reduction of 157.16 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year, equivalent to taking 63 cars off of the road.
This is based off of estimated annual operating hours, and relevant electricity bill information.

RESULTS

  • Predicated annual energy savings of 150.87MWh. This was estimated to be equivalent to yearly power bill savings of $24796.081
  • A predicted reduction in peak load of 17.22 kW
  • A predicted reduction of 157.16 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year, equivalent to taking 63 cars off of the road.

This is based off of estimated annual operating hours, and relevant electricity bill information.