Transport of cast, crew and support personnel make-up nearly 80% of tour related greenhouse gas impacts and costs.
Moving tour freight by train produces less than 10% of the greenhouse gas emissions compared to rigid trucks. Consider low emission tour freight choices by using a mix of road freight and trains.
King Kong the Musical used a 100% LED lighting rig during their Melbourne season. Performing approximately 200 shows, they reduced electricity consumption by 533 kW/show which equates to an estimated saving of nearly $30,000 in energy costs.
Mackay Convention and Exhibition Centre has saved around $1,000 on each electricity bill by switching to LEDs, to see how your energy consumption compares with the industry leaders go to
If your HVAC system is more than 10 years old, it’s time to consider replacement. New units can reduce energy costs by 20-40% To see how your energy consumption compares with the industry leaders go to:
Installing variable speed drives on supply and return air fans can save energy in HVAC systems by adjusting the speed of fan motors, savings can reach 45% of the fan energy. To see how your energy consumption compares with the industry leaders go to:
London’s Green Theatre Plan (2008) showed that if theatres only switched stage lighting on half an hour before the performance, London venues could collectively save over £100,000 a year in energy costs. To see how your energy consumption compares with the industry leaders go to:
Many small clubs have reduced their peak load by as much as 30%, reducing their energy bill by nearly $12,000 per annum by staging the timing of their peak demand use. To see how your energy consumption compares with the industry leaders go to:
Outdoor festivals and events can reduce energy consumption through planning, engaging with on-site providers and working with mobile generation companies.
Cluster power supply at your outdoor festival by separating bars & catering and performance stages into different precincts. Planned generator siting will inform generator sizing and provide greater fuel efficiency.