Our 3rd LFL event: Energy Efficiency in Practice

Date: Tuesday 18th Oct- 4-6pmLocation: Cadbury World Theatre, 280 Cumberland Street

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Join us for our third sustainable practice, Learning from Leaders' event.  This event focuses on efficiency in business. Hear from four speakers on the following topics:

Cadbury: “Energy + Sustainability = Good Business Sense”
Cadbury’s Martin McArthur and Judith Mair will be speaking about their journey and pathway towards energy efficiency. Judith will discuss the strategic company perspective which goes beyond just energy and covers their own Sustainability Roadmap framework. Martin will speak about projects that have been completed recently, what worked and didn’t etc. Lots to speak about here. (Heat recovery, mass melting, stirrers, lighting etc)
EECA: “How funding can drive energy efficiency”
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority’s (EECA) Peter van Meer will be discussing what EECA does and the main funding programmes (Collaboration and partner programmes) and how EECA integrates with the client. Peter will be using a real example of a recent project at Cadbury to demonstrate the funding process and contract obligations. If Peter has time, he will highlite some of the exciting projects happening around NZ.
Ahika: “Planning is the first step towards identifying opportunities”
Ahika’s Lloyd McGinty will be speaking about the role Ahika plays with clients, the benefits of developing an energy plan and how funding can drive energy savings. Lloyd will also discuss some of the projects already tackled at Cadbury and the process of identifying projects, verification of energy savings and the importance of collecting energy data.
Pioneer Energy: “Energy supply with a difference”
Pioneer Energy is a Otago based business providing energy generation, retail and energy services throughout NZ. A community owned organisation, all profits are either reinvested or returned to the community via funding and grants. Pioneer also support their clients by assisting with energy efficiency and energy projects. Hear about some the local projects they have been involved with.
Chocolate melting project: At the end of the talks we will invite attendees to see firsthand the chocolate melting project and Martin or Lloyd willgive a brief talk about this energy efficiency project. The mass melting area is within a food safety zone in the heart of the factory so all attendees are required to wear appropriate clothing (provided).
Please note we only have 40 spaces for this particular event.  So sign up with OSEA asap (Phone: 0508 656 757 Email: info@osea.org.nz)