Summary Of Results

ANNUAL SAVINGS

$197,316

TOTAL INVESTMENT

$773,151

RETURN ON INVESTMENT

26%

PAY BACK PERIOD

3.9 YEARS

CO2 SAVINGS PER YEAR

1,235 TONNES

Waverley Council

Government Case Study: Ecosave Energy Savings Project – Waverley Council

Waverley Council riding the wave of energy and water savings

Waverley council is leading the way in energy saving with recent statistics from Ausgrid.
In 2012 Waverly Council selected Ecosave as the provider of an energy and water retrofit project to assist the council in meeting its vision of becoming an environmentally sustainable community.

Ecosave came to the project with over ten years of experience in designing and delivering hundreds of successful projects including projects for the City of SydneyNorth Sydney CouncilWagga Wagga City Council and Marrickville Council.

Waverley rolled the energy saving project out across 11 of the Council’s major energy using sites.

Ecosave implemented energy conservation solutions at the following Waverley Council sites:

  • Bondi Park
  • Bondi Pavilion
  • Bronte Park
  • Biddigal Reserve
  • Bondi Pavilion
  • Council Chambers
  • East Gate Car Park
  • Hollywood Car Park
  • Mill Hill Centre
  • Waverley Library
  • Customer Service Centre

Ecosave helped Waverley Council to implement over 50 energy saving retrofit projects, with solutions including:

  • Energy efficient lighting upgrades (indoor and outdoor)
  • Lighting controls and sensors
  • Power factor correction
  • Hot water boiler timers
  • Appliance and pump controls
  • HVAC optimisation and controls
  • Appliance timers and monitoring systems

Waverley were particularly impressed with their “Cool” new energy efficient air conditioning chiller at Waverley Library. The implementation of this system has improved comfort levels to the users of this facility.

In September 2012, Waverley Council won the Green Globe 10-Year Sustainability Achievement Award for Council’s excellence in advancing environmentally

Nicola Saltman – Senior Environment Officer at Waverley Council

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