National Library of New Zealand
Harvested by the National Library of New Zealand on: Apr 9 2015 at 9:08:36 GMT
Search boxes and external links may not function. Having trouble viewing this page? Click here
Close Minimize Help
Wayback Machine
Skip to Content

Fact sheets and brochures

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    1 March 2009

    A technical guide to heat exchangers. This guide includes an overview of how heat is transfered from one process stream to another, as well as an overview of the different types of heat exchangers.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    1 March 2009

    A technical overview of how energy use can be reduced through using your office lighting more effectively. It includes suggestions for improvement that either have no or little cost associated with them.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    1 March 2009

    Good lighting design and control can save up to 75% of industrial buildings lighting costs.

    This technical guide outlines two key ways that industrial lighting operating costs can be reduced. It includes a range of no cost/low cost actions that can be undertaken as well as several actions for reducing energy use associated with industrial lighting which have a longer payback period.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    1 March 2009

    This is a step by step guide to help businesses design an energy awareness and motiavtion programme to involve staff in managing their energy consumption. It includes ideas and concepts that you can use to develop a programme that suits the culture of your organisation.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    22 May 2009

    Biofuels emit less greenhouse gases than fossil fuels. So your choice of fuel can help the environment, without compromising how your vehicle performs.

    One of the easiest things New Zealand drivers can do to help the environment is to start using sustainable biofuels. Your use of biofuels will help reduce the greenhouse gases from your vehicle.

    Biodiesel is one kind of biofuel. Biodiesel is similar to ordinary diesel, but is made from vegetable oils or animal fats. When mixed with ordinary diesel, this makes a bidoiesel blend.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    23 May 2009

    Biofuels emit less greenhouse gases. So your choice of fuel can help the environment, without compromising how your car performs. One of the easiest things New Zealand drivers can do to help the environment is to start using sustainable biofuels. Your use of biofuels will help reduce the greenhouse gases from your vehicle.

     Bioethanol-blended petrol is similar to ordinary petrol but contains a biofuel, bioethanol which is made from wastes and plants that contain sugars and starches.

     

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    23 May 2009

    Sustainable biofuels have many benefits over fossil fuels. Most importantly, they are renewable and result in lower carbon dioxide emissions. Biofuels are already available in parts of the country and more will become available to Kiwi motorists. One of the main types of biofuel is bioethanol-blended petrol.

    This guide has been developed especially for the motor trade and transport industries and anyone who sells or services diesel powered vehicles to help answer any questions you and your customers may have about biodiesel blends.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    1 October 2009

    Being energy efficient in your home is easier than you think.

    With some simple actions and everyday habits you can cut your energy waste and make your home more comfortable and healthy to live in - without compromising your lifestyle.

    Add in some bigger steps, like insulating and choosing efficient appliances, and you'll see an even bigger difference.

    Streamlining your energy use means savings for you and less impact on the environment. Either way you look at it, it's a winner.

    Download this action sheet for energy saving tips for your home.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    9 November 2009

    We all want a warm, comfortable home, but many New Zealand houses are difficult and expensive to heat to healthy temperatures.

    Around 35% of the energy used in the average New Zealand household goes on heating your home. If your home doesn't have adequate insulation (like the majority of our homes), a lot of your heat is just wasted.

    Improving your home's ability to keep in the heat and smart use of a clean, efficient heating system will make your home more cost-effective to run and warmer and healthier to live in.

  • Fact sheets and brochures
    9 November 2009

    Appliance running costs are not just about what product you buy - how you use them every day also makes a big difference.

    Because we use them daily and often keep them for a long time, it really makes sense to choose and use your appliances wisely. You'll reduce your energy use without compromising your lifestyle.

    Appliances make up about 40% of the average household's electricity bill, but you can make real savings by powering your appliances more efficiently. It all adds up, which is
    great for your pocket and the environment.

Showing 1-10 of 41 matches