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Upcoming event: energy improvements for schools – typical measures & funding options (inc. Salix)

We’ve worked with many schools across Oxfordshire on both energy efficiency improvements and installing solar PV panels on their rooftops. In this meeting we’ll share some typical areas of improvements for schools, as well as funding options currently available. We’ll also hear from Windmill Primary School.

The event in brief

Topic: Energy improvements for schools: typical measures, funding options (inc. Salix), and sharing Windmill Primary School’s experience
Date: Wednesday 26 May 2021
Time: 8.30-9.30am
Link to register:

More details

Oxfordshire’s buildings are old, inefficient, and constantly wasting energy. In fact, in the UK buildings are responsible for 29% of total carbon emissions– and that includes our school buildings. Not only is this a disaster for the environment, it’s also leaving schools like yours with high energy bills that leave you cutting costs elsewhere, and buildings that are uncomfortable for staff, pupils, and visitors.

Our team of energy experts have visited many schools in Oxfordshire, and we find there are some typical areas in school buildings where energy is lost, and where there is potential to make improvements to reduce energy bills and carbon emissions, and improve comfort. In this meeting we’ll share our learnings on this, as well as on working with local schools to install solar PV panels on their rooftop to generate their own clean energy.

We’ll also cover the current funding opportunities for making energy improvements to cut carbon emissions – including an update on recent Salix funding changes.

Plus we’ll hear from Lynn Knapp, Headteacher at Windmill Primary School in Headington, about their experience with making energy efficiency improvements and installing solar.

We’d love to see you there to hear from our speakers and share your own thoughts in discussion. Please register in advance using the link below.

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Want to join this meeting but can’t make the time? Please do also get in touch to let us know if this is the case – it’s difficult to find a time that will work for everyone so we’re very happy to re-run the event or set up a 1-2-1 discussion.

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