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Oxford-based Ecosync receives OxFutures grant to develop smart temperature control for buildings

Start up company EcoSync is developing a smart temperature control system using artificial intelligence. They have secured additional innovation funding from OxFutures to continue the development. Ecosync’s technology helps businesses synchronise heating with occupancy levels. With the added control over the temperature settings, they can improve energy efficiency – avoiding empty rooms being heated. They are aiming,…

Three easy ways to cut energy use by making more of the technology you already have

There are a myriad of different ways to make energy improvements in a workspace to reduce wasted energy – reducing running costs and carbon emissions. These range from no-cost, low-effort options like improvement staff awareness and energy management to higher-cost interventions such as replacing your heating system or installing rooftop solar PV panels. Not all…

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Upcoming event: energy improvements for manufacturing businesses

The event in brief Topic: Energy improvements for manufacturing businesses – and an invitation to apply for an Energy Pioneer AwardDate: 22nd April 2021Time: 11am-12pmLink to register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/energy-improvements-for-manufacturing-businesses-and-an-invitation-to-app-tickets-145229624717 More details In this event we’ll be exploring the energy improvements that manufacturing businesses can make in their premises – and how this can contribute to significant…

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…

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…