foundryWhy be energy efficient?

By improving energy efficiency, manufacturers can reduce costs and increase predictable earnings in the face of rising electricity prices. Many companies are investing in energy-efficient processes and technologies as the best way to reduce costs and carbon emissions.

Manufacturers can also improve their competitive advantage through designing and manufacturing energy-efficient products to achieve greater innovation, market share and customer loyalty.

Ways to save

See ways to save in General manufacturing

Case studies

  • Smarter Resources Smarter Business Case Studies 2013

    Case studies showing how small to medium sized businesses in Victoria  are saving tens of thousands of dollars a year by reducing their energy or materials use with support from the Smarter Resources Smarter Business program.

  • AiG case study: Victoria Carpets - Bendigo 2014

    This video produced by AiG and City West Water in conjunction with Sustainability Victoria explains the range of energy saving measures that Victoria Carpets in Bendigo was able to identify and implement as part of its effort towards achieving ISO 40001 environmental accreditation.

  • AiG case study: ZF Boge Elastmetall - Dingley 2014

    This video produced by AiG and City West Water in conjunction with Sustainability Victoria explains the benefits gained from staff engagement and establishing comprehensive energy targets and key performance indicators at ZF Boge Elastmetall in Dingley.