There are plenty of places to find good advice and support to improve the energy efficiency of your building, whether you're a business or a householder.
Here is a list of some of the ones we've come across:
14 resources that matter
- Managing Business Energy Costs - Ten actions Victorian businesses and industry can take to assist them to understand and manage their energy costs. Provided by the Department for Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
- Environmental Upgrade Finance - Council now offers Environmental Upgrade Finance to assist Greater Geelong business save money and improve their environmental performance.
- The Black Shed Project - A local one stop shop for commercial buildings and householders looking for energy efficient products, in North Geelong.
- Geelong+ Community Solar - Leverage the buying power of our community to access high-quality solar and battery solutions, delivered by the most trusted local installers. For businesses and householders. Brought to you by Geelong Sustainability.
- BOOM! - Make clean energy easy. Software that makes solar, storage and energy efficiency quick and simple to assess, prioritise, implement and verify. Built to support Asset and Facility Managers, Government agencies and Consultants. Save yourself time and money - start today.
- CitySwitch - CitySwitch helps office-based businesses to improve their energy and waste efficiency.
- Green Building Council of Australia - Established in 2002, the Green Building Council of Australia's purpose is to lead the sustainable transformation of the built environment.
- Climateworks Australia - Accelerating the transition to net zero emissions for Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Working within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute.
- Clean Energy Council - The Clean Energy Council is the peak body for the clean energy industry in Australia.
- Better Commercial Buildings and Resource Efficiency Grants - Sustainability Victoria provides support and funding to identify and implement energy and material efficiency improvements.
- Victorian Energy Upgrades program - A Department for Environment, Land, Water and Planning program, which helps businesses and households cut power bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, by providing access to discounted energy-efficient products and services.
- Energy Efficiency Council is the peak body for energy efficiency, cogeneration and demand management in Australia. It is a not-for-profit membership association
- Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) - This organisation provides financing solutions for renewable energy, low-emission technology and energy efficiency.
- Australian Renewable Energy Agency funds innovation and shares knowledge, accelerating Australia's shift to a renewable energy future.