Saving energy and money

We offer a range of programs, funding, resources and support to help you reduce your energy bills, carbon emissions and electrify.

Energy$mart: subsidised hot water and split system upgrades

All businesses and organisations in Darebin can apply for a subsidised electric heat pump, hot water or split system upgrade through our Energy$mart program. Heat pump, hot water systems and split systems are efficient, effective, low cost to run and can be powered by 100% renewable energy.

Our Sustainable Business team as your local program experts can guide you through this program. It's quick and easy to register online:

Sustainable business registration

Go electric

Our Energy$mart program is helping local businesses electrify. Visit our Go electric pages to find out how you can begin or progress your electrification journey.

Light$mart - free LED lighting upgrades

All businesses and organisations in Darebin can apply for a free or subsidised LED lighting upgrade through our Light$mart program.

Our Sustainable Business Team as your local program experts can guide you through this program. It's quick and easy to register online:

Sustainable business registration

You can also email sustainable.business@darebin.vic.gov.au to get involved.

Free timers for non-perishable drinks fridges and other equipment

We provide free timers for businesses with fridges that contain non-perishable items, helping you reduce energy costs. You may also be able to access them for other equipment like sandwich presses and hot bain-maries.

To request a timer email: sustainable.business@darebin.vic.gov.au