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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2012 energy efficiency heroes announced

A marginal cost curve of abatement, interactive real-time visual display and innovative staff competition gave two Victorian and WA tenancies the winning edge at the 2012 National CitySwitch Awards.

Office energy efficiency leaders announced

Massive energy savings have been achieved by Victorian CitySwitch signatories, the Public Transport Ombudsman and Wise Employment, who were respectively named 2012 small and large Signatory of the Year. 

Environmental Upgrade Agreements - working for tenants

Today, Parramatta City Council celebrated the signing of the first Environmental Upgrade Agreement in NSW for the Australian Unity Investments-owned building at 10 Valentine Avenue, Parramatta.

SA Police & CBRE awarded for energy efficiency excellence

Three local Adelaide organisations, South Australia Police, CBRE, and architects Thomson Rossi, have demonstrated excellence in office energy efficiency and have been duly been recognised today at the CitySwitch Awards.

2012 NSW energy efficiency heroes announced

Solar panels, carbon neutral operations and a comprehensive suite of energy efficient equipment initiatives have given Sydney businesses the winning edge at last night’s CitySwitch Green Office Awards.

Norman Disney & Young and the RAC recognised

Lord Mayor of Perth, Lisa Scaffidi, today announced Norman Disney & Young and the RAC as winners of this year's CitySwitch Green Office Awards in Western Australia at a ceremony in Perth.

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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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