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Support for Organisations in Oxford City – Build Back Better

Energy Solutions Oxfordshire has gained new funding to provide organisations in Oxford City boundary with support to retrofit energy efficiency measures and renewables in their premises, reducing their carbon emissions and supporting the city’s zero-carbon ambitions. The funding is provided by the Build Back Better grants programme to support economic growth through investment in infrastructure,…

ESOx joins Carbon Monsters event in April

An online event was held in April by a consortium of local business and sustainability groups, including, Oxfordshire Business First, Oxford Brookes Business School, Bioregional, Unipart and Energy Solutions Oxfordshire. Workshops looked for practical solutions to help businesses reduce the carbon emissions from their business – and face their ‘carbon monster’. “Changing our behaviours requires…

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How energy efficiency cut bills & carbon emissions at Chapman Robinson & Moore’s office building

Chapman Robinson & Moore – Business type: accountancy firm– Building age: 1990s– Primary goal: to reduce the environmental impact of the building– Measures: replacing storage heaters with air source heat pumps, double glazing windows, draught-proofing, employee awareness. Chapman Robinson & Moore is an accountancy firm, located in a 1990s office building on a small business…

Energy improvements are helping The Granite House become the first carbon neutral stone shop

The Granite House – Business type: manufacturing– Building age: 1970s– Primary goal: to reduce the environmental impact of the business– Measures: LED lighting, absence detectors, installing radiant heaters in workshop, replacing front door. The Granite House is a stone shop specialising in granite, based in Bicester, where they rent a premises containing a workshop, office,…

Common energy efficiency measures to reduce energy usage

In this webinar Michael Esvelt, Operations Director at Oxford Brookes’ Environmental Information Exchange, explains common measures for reducing energy use and improving energy efficiency in buildings, including: lighting changes, dealing with business appliances or machinery, employee awareness, renewables installation, and more. We were also joined by Gavin Hodgson who is responsible for reducing energy consumption…