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EXCHANGE hidden assets (VIC) – 2014 SMART 100

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1. THE BEGINNING

This innovation, initially came to life when…

EXCHANGING enables prosperity, many hidden (undervalued) assets can only be exchanged with the availability of specific infrastructure. District Energy is one of those. Heat can best be transported in the form of water in insulated pipes and exchanged with the community around. There are more than 5000 operational District Energy grids in the world. Providing mainly heating & cooling. Australia has a HUGE potential to develop these and unlock vast amounts of hidden assets and create community prosperity again.

2. WHAT & HOW

The purpose of this innovation is to…

District Energy grids are mainly made up out of closed loops of pre-insulated pipes with water, EXCHANGING thermal energy. COMFORTiD’s transformation-teams identify waste often as an asset, map potential supply and demand, form groups to enable prosperity.

It does this by…

It does this by mapping information with an holistic view, team building, identifying, project-scoping, visualizing, specifying, enabling change away from business as usual.

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3. PURPOSE & BENEFITS

Its various benefits to the customer / end-user include…

Proper valuation of wastes
The ability to exchange wastes
Less waste
Increase health
Increased community resilience

In the past, this problem was solved by…

Australian ‘Business as usual’ is incredibly wasteful, almost incomprehensible for European engineers. Typical ‘island thinking’ and ‘columnized’ education and work-practices and very traditional financial modeling clocked innovation in Australia. The need to change is urgent as we’re operating in a global market and virtually all our competitors are more efficient with the resources.

4. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

It’s predecessors/competitors include…

It’s predecessors/competitors include large international corporations like Energy De France, Siemens have the capacity to change but are ONLY commercially driven. Hybrid energy solutions require enormous flexibility and are destructive for ‘business-as-usual’ often damaging their own assets.

5. TARGET MARKET

It is made for…

Councils, new green-field developments, industrial redevelopments

It is available for sale through…

COMFORTiD offers transformation teams that can service and deliver in various settings a required hybrid energy solution; This can be owned by the community or a financial institution.

Our marketing strategy is to…

Our marketing strategy is to educate on energy conferences, local council events, trade-shows, use local sports heroes to mass-educate the local population to give confidence and prevent resistance to change.

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This SMART 100 profile and the information it contains is a duplication of content submitted by the applicant during the entry process. As a function of entry, applicants were required to declare that all details are factually correct, do not infringe on another’s intellectual property and are not unlawful, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, obscene, or otherwise objectionable. Some profiles have been edited for reasons of space and clarity.

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