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A sustainability story

Higgs Group printing and publishing has been the leading printing and publishing company in Henley-on-Thames for over 100 years.They provide quality print and publishing services to businesses in and around the local area. The company’s staff faced numerous lighting challenges, experiencing frequent maintenance issues and dissatisfaction with the aesthetic appeal in the shop and advertising…

Granite company chips away at carbon emissions

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 premises containing a workshop, office, and…

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…

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…

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