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Melbourne brewery completes heat pump upgrade

Melbourne brewer 3 Ravens has completed an award-winning energy upgrade to its Thornbury brewing facility that will enable it to ramp up production by up to four times current levels without increasing its energy consumption. In addition to upgrading the building fabric and installing 74kW of solar panels and a “cool roof”, the brewery has installed a […]

Events and conferences

Site tour of heat pump installations

The Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) is running site tours of commercial heat pump installations in Melbourne on Tuesday, August 1. The one-day tour will include visits to a commercial office building and a brewery to see the different commercial heat pumps installed and operating. The tour will also visit Automatic Heating’s training facility […]

Renewable energy
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Heat pumps show promise in industrial applications

As heat pump technology grows in popularity across Europe, Australia has also turned its eye towards renewable energy in industrial settings. Commercial businesses such as brewers, pet food producers and food processors are exploring whether thermal storage and heat pumps could help reduce the use of natural gases. ARENA supplied $460,500 in funding to the Australian […]

Events and conferences

Educating manufacturers on energy productivity

Energy productivity for manufacturers will be the focus at the Innovation X-Change conference on Monday, August 13 at Eithad Stadium in Melbourne. With energy prices at record levels and little sign of decline, the Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity (A2EP) has identified the importance of energy productivity, particularly in manufacturing. The conference is therefore aimed […]