Greening your Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Greening your Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can account for up to 65% of an office's energy use. Get an introduction to greening your office ICT including practical actions and start the conversation with your ICT department to find out how your organisation can work together to achieve greater energy and cost savings.

Fifth Estate ebook - Green ICT

Fifth Estate ebook - Green ICT

How much energy are your computers and office equipment using? What effect does all that equipment have on your office cooling bill? What’s happening to all your old equipment? And how green are the data centres your business depends upon?

This free Green ICT ebook aims to help clear up some of these questions and provide some simple solutions to make sure your ICT is running as efficiently as possible.

CitySwitch Energy Audit Toolkits

This Energy Audit Toolkit set has been developed to assist non-technical or semi-technical energy managers in small to medium organisations identify actions to improve energy efficiency through the use of a simple but detailed audit checklist and develop plans for implementing energy efficiency actions.

Energy Star

The ENERGY STAR is a voluntary label that indicates excellent energy performance for computers, monitors, printers and whitegoods. Products with the label are third-party certified based on laboratory testing.

Top tips for working paper free

Hear from one City of Sydney green champion about how she approached the challenge of going paper-free in the office including useful apps and other resources.

Energy efficiency certification scheme

This certification scheme offered by the Energy Efficiency Council certifies professionals that can lead comprehensive energy retrofits of commercial buildings. Certification helps building owners and managers find professionals they can trust and provides a benchmark for energy efficiency professionals.

Computer Audit Tool

A simple Computer Energy Management tool, developed by CitySwitch. Click to download a Microsoft Office Excel spreadsheet that makes it easy to calculate the greenhouse and financial impact of computers left on overnight.

Data centre energy audit subsidies

The NSW Energy Saver program is offering eligible businesses a 50% subsidy for Data Centre Energy audits when combined with a NABERS Data Centre rating to help businesses identify opportunities for improvement and cost savings.

Allocating Data Center Energy Costs and Carbon to IT Users

An overview of measuring energy cost and allocate carbon emissions by Schneider Electric. It is both easy and inexpensive for any data center to get started regardless of size or age.

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More News

Fujitsu's NABERS rating of its data centre portfolio

Fujitsu Australia has become what is believed to be the first Australian company to have its entire data centre portfolio rated by NABERS.

CitySwitch tops three million square metres

The CitySwitch program now represents over 12 per cent of Australia’s CBD office space.

Energy Efficiency Certification Scheme open for applications

Applications for certification under the Energy Efficiency Certification Scheme are now open.

2015 CitySwitch Award winners announced

Smart green companies earned national recognition last night for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and slashing carbon emissions at the CitySwitch National awards.

Global-sized savings in energy efficiency

Global-sized savings in energy efficiency

A Sydney office taking part in the CitySwitch Green Office program has saved the same amount of emissions that a medium-sized family car would produce travelling around the world three and half times.

CitySwitch signatories celebrate record achievements

CitySwitch signatories celebrate record achievements

Signatories reported a record 840 energy efficiency projects last year. Combined, these initiatives delivered a saving of $14.4 million and reductions of over 85,000 tonnes of carbon emissions and 75 GWh energy.

Find out more about the program's collective achievements in the newly released 2014 CitySwitch National Progress Report.

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Resources

Positive Power posters

Positive Power posters

Download the Power Positive posters for your office and help to switch to GreenPower.



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