Government sets energy efficiency targets for homes and businesses

The government has released amendments to Part L efficiency provisions on houses and businesses to lower energy bills and deliver “savings of £16m per year to business” and a 6.4 million tonnes drop in carbon dioxide, reports Utility Week.

The government has released amendments to Part L efficiency provisions on houses and businesses to lower energy bills and deliver “savings of £16m per year to business” and a 6.4 million tonnes drop in carbon dioxide, reports Utility Week. 

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Rotherham Council plans government-funded roll-out of retrofit T5 lighting to 50 schools

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is building on the success of Save It Easy® lighting upgrades at three of its schools. Using Salix funding, it is planning a rolling programme to extend the retrofit low-energy lighting to potentially more than 50 schools in the Rotherham area.

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is building on the success of Save It Easy® lighting upgrades at three of its schools. Using Salix funding, it is planning a rolling programme to extend the retrofit low-energy lighting to potentially more than 50 schools in the Rotherham area.

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Royal Naval Station cuts its electricity use by 12,000 kWh per week through innovative lighting upgrade

Disruption to operations at one of the busiest airfields in the UK manned by over 4300 personnel cannot be undertaken lightly. When Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton, through Defence Estates, embarked on a challenge to reduce 10% of it’s energy on 10 bases in the SW supported by Debut Services Ltd, it selected as one of the measures energy-efficient lighting .The pressure was on to design an innovative retrofit approach with the proviso that the installation took place in the shortest possible time and with minimal operational disruption.

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