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Keep cool in summer without blasting the air conditioning!

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With summer just around the corner, here are some ways to help you keep cool without blasting the air conditioning (which, by the way emits millions of tonnes of CO2 annually). Read about how you can keep yourself cooler at home and in general.
Learn more about the impact of air conditioning on your business and how you can optimise efficiency.
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The use of air conditioners varies significantly within the tourism sector and depends greatly on climate and, for some sectors such as hotels, air conditioning can contribute up to 50% of their overall energy use. Here. EarthCheck outlines different air conditioning systems and ways to enhance their energy efficiency.      Also includes three case studies: The Alto Hotel, Melbourne, Australia; The Sandals Regency La Toc Golf Resort and Spa in St Lucia, West Indies; and The Taj Residency Hotel, Bangalore, India.

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The Alto Hotel on Bourke’s philosophy is to look after the environment by carefully monitoring the impacts of its energy consumption, while identifying ways to be more efficient and resource smart. This Case Study shows how management encourages the participation of all staff in finding innovative solutions.

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Business Ready: Alto Hotel on Bourke, Melbourne

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Rockhampton Waterpark Farm is a fully operational organic tea tree farm that has implemented various initiatives to reduce its energy consumption.

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Concern over the potential negative impacts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has led to the Australian Federal Government to implement a Clean Energy Future Plan than encompasses a carbon pricing scheme.

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Concern over the potential negative impacts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has led to the Australian Federal Government to implement a Clean Energy Future Plan than encompasses a carbon pricing scheme.  This fact sheet helps businesses recognise the impacts of this carbon pricing scheme on their business and how they can implement the relevant changes to save them in the long-term.

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For some tourism sectors such as hotels, air conditioning can contribute up to 50% of their overall energy use. This Fact Sheet looks at a number of factors including how to choose the correct unit or system for your operating conditions, how to detect faults, and how to increase energy efficiency.

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