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Understanding the energy usage of your organisation

A crucial step in the process of making energy efficiency improvements to a building is understanding your existing energy performance and use in order to identify improvements. Oxford Brookes’ Environmental Information Exchange team (one of our three project partners) are experts at undertaking energy assessments and audits, and in this webinar we were joined by…

Energy efficiency at 13th Century retreat

The Abbey – Business type: retreat centre – Building age: 13th century– Primary goal: improve comfort for guests– Measures: loft insulation, draught-proofing, thermal window blinds, LED lighting. The Abbey in Sutton Courtenay is a retreat centre with live-in residents as well as a guesthouse, all housed in premises which date from the 13th Century when…

Accountancy firm cuts bills and emissions

Chapman Robinson & Moore Business type: AccountancyBuilding age: 1990sPrimary goal: To reduce the environmental impact of the buildingMeasures: 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 park in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Their…