Education

Energy efficiency programmes can help to cut energy bills and carbon footprints of schools, polytechnics and universities. Improving your building’s lighting, heating and cooling will create a healthier and more comfortable environment in which to teach and learn.

Technologies

Find energy efficiency advice that’s relevant to other technologies and equipment you use:

 Education lighting

 Wood energy

 Solar energy

Action sheets for schools

Our action sheets will help your school to identify energy efficiency improvements for:

Develop an energy plan

An energy management programme will help your organisation to get the most benefit from energy efficiency opportunities. Having an energy programme encourages your organisation to continue to use energy wisely and to make energy efficient thinking a part of your culture.

 Develop an energy plan

Funding and support

Support for large energy users

We partner with large businesses across New Zealand that spend more than $1 million a year on energy and have high carbon emissions. We work with them over the long term to make cost-effective energy savings and reduce carbon emissions.

 Support for large energy users

Energy management plan

Our energy management support can help you to make saving energy and reducing emissions part of your business. Companies with energy management strategies generally save much more energy than those without because they continually review and manage energy use across a whole organisation.

 Energy management plan

Energy audits

If you want your business to make better use of energy or reduce your carbon footprint, our energy audits is an invaluable tool. An energy audit evaluates how energy is being used and identifies the energy and cost saving opportunities.

 Energy audits

Performance advice for public buildings

We help you to get expert advice on designing and constructing energy efficient public buildings.

 Performance advice for public buildings

Crown loans

Universities, polytechnics, public and integrated schools can apply for loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that provide good examples for other organisations to follow.

  Crown loans

Feasibility studies and business cases

We offer funding to help businesses find out the costs and technical aspects of an energy efficiency or renewable energy project before deciding whether to go ahead or not.

 Feasibility studies and business cases