The sites below are coordinated by Australian, state/territory government departments, industry and professional associations or international bodies.
Energy efficiency, sustainability and climate change
Your Home provides information for designers, builders and householders about how to design, build and live in an environmentally sustainable home. It includes information on designing for your climate, energy use, water use and material use. The many case studies present diverse real life examples of sustainable homes around Australia. Your Home website is managed by the Department of Industry.
Your Energy Savings
For ways to save energy costs in your household, the first stop is Your Energy Savings. The site features:
- easy-to-read, practical ideas
- hundreds of ways to save energy and water, reduce waste and travel smarter
- up-to-date information on government programs
- Guides for renters, home-based businesses, expecting parents, technology users, workplaces.
The business.gov.au website is an online government resource for the Australian business community. It provides information about business planning, licencing and registration procedures and business support programs. The website is coordinated by the Department of Industry, with the support of state and territory governments.
Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association
EECCA is Australia's peak national, independent association representing and self-regulating businesses that are accredited to create and trade in energy efficiency certificates in market-based energy efficiency schemes across the country.
Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is a member of the national laboratory system supported by the U.S. Department of Energy through its Office of Science. It is managed by the University of California (UC) and is charged with conducting unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines and technologies.
UK Carbon Trust
The UK Carbon Trust provides specialist support to help business and the public sector boost business returns by cutting carbon emissions, saving energy and commercialising low carbon technologies. The website includes a range of case studies and guidance materials on how to implement energy efficiency and emission reduction projects within a company.
Clean Energy Solutions Center
The Clean Energy Solutions Center supports the implementation of national clean energy policies by presenting in one place the collective experience—and clean energy resources—of participating countries.