Resources for Businesses – 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.
Ku-ring-gai Better Business Rebates for Energy, Solar and Water Efficiency Projects
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 with new, more efficient equipment.
- 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.
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. Businesses must be:
- 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
NB all costs are approximate
Better Business Partner members can take advantage of the BBP rebates to install energy and water efficiency measures and solar PV. Contact BBP Program Manager for Ku-ring-gai Min Freedman to find out more.