To ensure that our advice to the community is accurate and relevant, we regularly investigate and assess energy efficiency appliances and devices. Some of the reports and summaries from our investigations are available below.
The report provides an overview of a smart home's energy performance over a 12 month period. The Newington Smart Home was established to trial new energy and water efficient technologies.
Monitoring and evaluation study of completed BASIX compliant homes to assess the level of energy savings achieved.
To facilitate this study, Ausgrid cross-matched electricity consumption information from billing data with de-identified BASIX certificates from the Department of Planning. The results of this study are used by Ausgrid for demand management and energy conservation plans and policies, and to help the Department of Planning to assess how BASIX is delivering on its sustainability objectives.
Summary report of small business lighting retrofit program.
Performance Assessment of the Megaman GU10 compact fluorescent lamp.
We measure and analyses energy use from individual appliances such as refrigerators and hot water heaters to entire households and local government areas.
Reports and summaries from our investigations are available below.
Analysis of electricity and gas bills for typical households in Sydney and Melbourne.
The analysis showed that for the financial year 2011/12, small to medium users of electricity are more likely to pay less in Sydney on their electricity bills than in Melbourne. While large electricity users are more likely to play less in Melbourne than Sydney.
An examination of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and electricity demand in multi-unit residential buildings, and comparison to other residential building types.
An examination of the reasons for differences in household electricity consumption and demand in a group of similar medium density residences at Newington.