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Presentation by Lloyd Harrington to the International Whitegoods Workshop held in Melbourne 16-17 October 2013.

Presentation by Robert Foster to the International Whitegoods Workshop held in Melbourne 16-17 October 2013.

Download Stakeholder Feedback on Small Fan Units Product Profile Stakeholder Feedback on Small Fan Units Product Profile

The national Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) Program has existed in some form in Australia for 20 years with engagement by New Zealand agencies for the last 15 years. For much of this time, the regulatory agencies managing the Program have undertaken verification testing to check if suppliers are complying with mandatory standards. This document is in PDF format, for a Word version click here. The manner in which equipment is chosen for verification testing is the subject of this report.

The development of sound energy policy relies on an understanding of energy consumption. Without knowledge of how and why energy is used at an end use level, the development of energy saving programs can only be based on educated guesswork. This paper is one in a series of papers on end use metering methodologies, prepared to assist in the development of end use metering campaigns.The purpose of this paper is to explain some of the practical issues in undertaking end use metering measurements of appliances and equipment in households.

Achievements 2009/10 is the Equipment Energy Efficiency Program's (E3) annual report highlighting the accomplishments of the Program in the area of product energy efficiency.It measures the progress made in the 12 month period from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010 against the goals set by the Ministerial Council on Energy.

In his Statement of 20 November 1997, "Safeguarding the Future: Australia's Response to Climate Change", the Prime Minister announced a package of measures to reduce Australia's greenhouse gas emissions. He noted that this package of measures was designed both to ensure that Australia plays its part in the global effort required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to protect Australian jobs and industry.

The 4E Standby Annex, in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate, has released a scoping study called Standby Power and Low Energy Networks - issues and directions.The study examines the issue of standby and networks, and documents key areas of existing knowledge with respect to networks. Key technical gaps and omissions with respect to networks and energy savings are identified, along with areas that may require further technical development. The report examines networked products and identifies where energy saving strategies can be implemented.

Download Regulation Impact Statement: for Consultation - Phasing Out Greenhouse-Intensive Water Heaters in Australian Homes Regulation Impact Statement: for Consultation - Phasing Out Greenhouse-Intensive Water Heaters in Australian Homes

This report (Report 2009/13) was prepared by Thinkwell Australia for E3 in consultation with the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) and based on data collected in the course of a testing program run on behalf of DEWHA by Pitt&Sherry. The Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) commissioned expert test facilities to confirm the energy efficiency claims by major-brand computer suppliers.