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Energy Saver Study gets results!

Published May 19, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

The SECCCA Low Income Energy Efficiency (LIEEP) Energy Saver Study (ESS) has provided its final report to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS). The three-year study has trialled a range of approaches to support 320 low-income households in six of SECCCA’s member councils to improve their energy costs and efficiency, comfort, health and … Continue reading Energy Saver Study gets results!

SECCCA Salutes the Energy Saver Study Team

Published April 19, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

   The ESS team at their ‘End of Project’ beach get-together. Back row (L-R): Carol Nouwens (Cardinia), Thelma Wakelam (Casey), Andrew Cooper (Research and Training Officer), Lianne Paine (Bayside), Brian Sharpley (Project Evaluator), Adam Shalekoff (Project Coordinator) Front row: Michelle Wright (Morn Pen), Wendy Davis (Bass Coast), Jess Ablett (Baw Baw), Lucy Allinson (Team Leader). … Continue reading SECCCA Salutes the Energy Saver Study Team

Energy Saver Study

Published November 26, 2015 | By Janet Armstrong

  Between January and October 2015, Stage 2 of the Energy Saver Study was completed, including over 330 retrofit actions in 160 homes to the value of $330,000. Lights were upgraded with LED globes and most homes received draught sealing and insulation. Inefficient heaters, coolers and hot water services were replaced and hot water storage … Continue reading Energy Saver Study

EcoDriver program saves council $23,000 in four months

Published August 5, 2014 | By SECCCA

In the first four months since EcoDriver training was provided to one of our participating councils, they have recorded over $23,000 in fuel savings – directly attributed to implementation of the program.