Business Support – Ku-ring-gai Council

Ku-ring-gai Council is the current host council of the Better Business Partnership.  All rebates, offers and programs specific to Ku-ring-gai Council and available to businesses operating within Ku-ring-gai are here.

BBP Program Manager Ku-ring-gai Min Freedman.

Min Freedman is the BBP Program Manager dedicated to supporting businesses located and/or operating in the Ku-ring-gai local government area.  Min is your single point of contact for sustainable business in Ku-ring-gai.

Email: MFreedman@krg.nsw.gov.au
Telephone: 9424 0126

Better Business Rebates for  Solar, Energy and Water Efficiency 

Solar PV Rebates

  • Up to $1000 for solar PV systems sized between 5kW and 10kW.
  • Up to $2000 for solar PV systems above 10kW.

* Batteries must be paired with the new solar PV system.

Eligible Businesses:

  • registered, with an ABN;
  • located within the Ku-ring-gai LGA;
  • a Better Business Partnership member.

Energy Efficiency

Up to 50% rebate, capped at $2000 for energy efficiency projects at a site. Eligible installations include:

  • lighting upgrades;
  • occupancy sensors and timers;
  • equipment upgrades such as air conditioning, refrigeration, pumps and motors to more efficient models.

Projects must show electricity savings in replacing old equipment.

Water Smart

Up to $1000 under Ku-ring-gai Council’s Water Smart rebate program.

This includes water efficiency measures such as permeable surfaces, green roofs, rain gardens and rainwater tanks.

Eligible Businesses:

  • registered, with an ABN;
  • located within the Ku-ring-gai LGA;
  • a Better Business Partnership member.

Ku-ring-gai Small Businesses Take Up BBP Energy Rebates

Subway Lindfield – BBP Rebate Case Study

Project: Lighting Upgrade

Replaced halogen lights with LED’s throughout the Subway Lindfield store and in its external sign lights to reduce electricity consumption and carbon emissions.

Project Cost: $2,700

Project savings: 1200kWh/yr and 1.2T CO2e

Rebate amount:: $1,353

Payback reduced from 6.3yrs to 3.1yrs by claiming the rebate

Sudu Hair Roseville – BBP Rebate Case Study

Project: Window Tinting

Installed window tinting on the external windows of the salon to reduce air conditioning use, electricity consumption and carbon emissions.

 

Project Cost: $2,000

Project savings: 530kWh/yr and 0.5T CO2e

Rebate amount:: $1,000

Payback reduced from 10.5yrs to 5.3yrs by claiming the rebate

West Pymble Bicentennial Club – BBP Rebate Case Study

Project: Lighting Upgrade

Replaced halogen lights with LED’s throughout the club to reduce electricity consumption and carbon emissions.

 

Project Cost: $5,500

Project savings: 5400kWh/yr and 5.4T CO2e

Rebate amount:: $2,000

Payback reduced from 3.4yrs to 2.1yrs by claiming the rebate

NET ZERO COMMUNITIES

Ku-ring-gai Council has set the ambition to reach Net Zero emissions as a council by 2030 and as a local government area by 2040.  Council has published a Climate Change Policy and developed the Towards Zero-Emission 2030 Action Plan.

Ku-ring-gai Net Zero Champions!

Ku-ring-gai Net Zero Champions!

A group of like-minded residents and businesses known as our Net Zero Champions, came together at the end of May to encourage community action to reduce emissions. BBP member Dr Annette Davison who not only has her consultancy Risk Edge accredited with BBP, but also...

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NET ZERO COMMUNITIES