Energy Efficiency and Renewables for the Building Sector

Energy Efficiency Seminar - Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Energy Efficiency and Renewables for the Building Sector

Monday, 18 August 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm


Bringing together German energy efficiency know-how and experience and Australian researchers to foster long-term knowledge-based cooperation

The Australian-German College for Climate and Energy Transition, together with the Carlton Connect Initiative, the Melbourne EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges, and the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC), representing the German economy in Australia, invite you to attend an innovation seminar on energy efficiency in buildings.

The Energy Efficiency Innovation Initiative

The Efficiency Export Initiative brings together energy efficiency know-how and experience to countries all over the world.  The initiative helps to establish contacts with German companies and experts.

Researchers and industry can benefit from a wide spectrum of services and in international network of experts.  This program takes place under the framework of the Energy Efficiency Export Initiative, supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Hear from leading German building innovation and technology experts in thermal insulation, heat recovery, exhaust gas treatment, fine particle filters, renewable energies, climate protection and sustainability.


  • Dr. Charles Day, Carlton Connect Initiative
  • Marian Schoen, Melbourne EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges
  • A/Prof. Malte Meinshausen, Australian-German College of Climate and Energy Transitions
  • Gregor Weber, renervis-consulting
  • Dr Andreas Luzzi,  RAICO Bautechnik GmbH
  • Dr Rene Haeberli, Schräder Abgastechnologie

Event Details:

Monday 18 August
2pm – 4.30pm – includes light refreshments (German Pretzels) and networking opportunity

Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room
Sidney Myer Asia Centre
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 761 Swanston Street, Carlton

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