See the collection of case studies below, highlighting the work of EnergyMasters and EMANZ members across the various disciplines of energy management

Central Library studies the numbers and discovers new ways to save

In late 2015, Wellington City Council joined EMANZ and EECA, together with Microsoft and Switch Automation, to launch the Wellington Smart Building Challenge. The Challenge aims to reduce energy levels in participating buildings by 10% and encourages keeping a close eye on energy usage information.  Find out the savings made ...

Central Library studies the numbers and discovers new ways to save (PDF, 557KB)

Learn more about Wellington City Council www.wellington.govt.nz

LEDs make the future bright for Auckland's street lighting

Auckland Transport saw some real opportunities in energy efficient lighting for Auckland’s streets. They worked with Opus International Consultants to cost the retrofit, built a case for the board, and investigated a telemanagement system to manage the lighting network. See what else is involved with the project.

LEDs make the future bright for Auckland's street lighting (PDF, 286KB)

Learn more about Opus International Consultants www.opus.co.nz

Design advice sets up a strong foundation for an energy efficient rebuild

Following the 2011 earthquake, St George’s Hospital in Christchurch was looking to rebuild. Enercon provided St George’s with a great opportunity to incorporate energy efficiency from the ground up. Check out the approach ...

Design advice sets up a strong foundation for an energy efficient rebuild (PDF, 638KB)

Learn more about Enercon www.enercon.co.nz

Auckland University does its homework and saves a fortune

Denis Agate, Energy Manager at the University of Auckland, started thinking about energy efficiency in the early 80's. See how Denis has led a number of energy management initiatives across the University campus since then, achieving savings of over $100 million in gas and water costs and reduced electricity consumption. 

Auckland University does its homework and saves a fortune (PDF, 213KB)

Stakeholder engagement and behaviour key to managing energy

Rotorua Girls’ High School saw a great opportunity to save energy in their school. Working with students and staff, Torque IP turned these opportunities into real savings through energy management strategies and changing behaviour.

Stakeholder engagement and behaviour key to managing energy (PDF, 534KB)

Learn more about Torque IP www.torqueip.co.nz

Continuous commissioning saves energy in a creative environment

The Dowse Art Museum has a vision for “... a connected art place that explores meaningful new ideas and initiatives for our many communities”. See how ECOsystems are helping them save energy and operate more sustainably, while keeping their exhibitions in good shape.

Continuous commissioning saves energy in a creative environment (PDF, 238KB)

Learn more about ECOsystems www.eco.co.nz

EnergyMasters of the future

Students at three Christchurch schools wanted to see how much energy they were using. With leadership from The Enviroschools Foundation, and support from ecoDriver® and Government agencies, the schools have embarked on a pilot project to find out what they can learn and what action they can take to reduce their energy usage.

EnergyMasters of the future (PDF, 207KB)

How Dunedin heated their swimming pool without taking a bath

Ahika Consulting worked with Dunedin City Council to look at what efficiencies they could bring to the Council’s public amenities. See what they managed to improve when heating and pumping water.

How Dunedin heated their swimming pool without taking a bath (PDF, 174KB)

Learn more about Ahika Consulting www.ahika.co.nz

Serious energy savings support best practice in dairy processing

Open Country Dairy wanted to better interrogate its understanding of the energy used across its three milk processing sites. How could they reduce their energy costs and maintain these improvements? Emsol helped them find out.

Serious energy savings support best practice in dairy processing (PDF, 161KB)

Learn more about Emsol www.emsol.co.nz

Air New Zealand HQ improves performance and comfort

Jackson Engineering Advisers investigated the performance of the HVAC system at Air New Zealand’s headquarters. See what they found and what they improved.

Air New Zealand HQ improves performance and comfort (PDF, 159KB)

Learn more about Jackson Engineering Advisers www.advisers.co.nz

New ways to save energy sail into Port Otago

Port Otago’s challenge was to minimise the Port’s carbon footprint and eliminate energy wastage. DETA Consulting is helping make that change.

New ways to save energy sail into Port Otago (PDF, 160 KB)

Learn more about DETA Consulting www.deta.co.nz

Ultra-efficient LED lighting arrives at Auckland Airport

0800 Save Energy's challenge was to lower the energy and maintenance costs at Auckland Airport, as well as improve the ambience at the international check-in. See what they managed to do.

Ultra-efficient LED lighting arrives at Auckland Airport (PDF, 145 KB)

Learn more about 0800 Save Energy www.0800saveenergy.co.nz