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How to Save Energy and Carbon – 8 November – St Hilda’s College

Join us for a networking event on saving energy and carbon in commercial and public sector buildings. Gain practical insight from the people who’ve already cut their energy bills and carbon in a mix of heritage and modern buildings Take the opportunity to speak to energy efficiency experts from Oxford Brookes University’s EiE team and…

Saving Energy and Carbon at Thame Racquets Fitness Centre

Thame Racquets Fitness Centre – Business type: Leisure & Hospitality– Primary goals: reduce the environmental impact of the business– Measures: LED lighting, hot water timers, sauna timers, insulate pipework and suspended ceiling, reduce overnight electricity use Background A recent survey found that the two main barriers to action for small businesses wanting to transition to…

Hospitality & leisure eyeing solar PV amid price crisis, survey finds

The survey canvassed 300 business owners and executive-level professionals at UK-based hospitality and leisure firms. # Most of the businesses polled were hotels and restaurants, with the survey covering SMEs and larger chains. “Government grants to finance energy saving solutions only have a 5-10% conversion rate and for most it takes six to 12 months to…

Government rolls out £635m to boost energy efficiency for public buildings

Through the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, schools, hospitals, leisure centres and town halls, will receive financial support to install low carbon heating like heat pumps alongside energy efficiency measures such as triple glazing and loft insulation. Officially open for applications in September, it’s thought public sector bodies and taxpayers will be able to save £650m…