People, Places, Business

Energy Efficiency Training

Businesses Learn how to become more Energy Efficient

The Carbon Trust recently met with 18 businesses from Neath Port Talbot to give out free Energy Management advice during a breakfast event. The presentation took place at the Aberavon Beach Hotel and was delivered by David Moore and Cliff Bassett of the Carbon Trust. Businesses were told about the different types of support available as well as practical advice to improve energy efficiency.

The support outlined in the presentation included:

Specialist Advice

  •      One to one surveys
  •      Design / Refurbishment Advice
  •      Sector specific engagement
  •      Carbon Management Programmes

Funding

  •      Interest free loans

Recognition

  •      Carbon Footprint
  •      Carbon Trust Certificate

Publications

  •      Over 1,000 Documents
  •      Provide Technical Information
  •      Case studies by technology and sector

Website - www.carbontrust.com

  •      Full of information on Carbon Trust products and services

Events

  •      Energy Management
  •      Technology Specific Events
  •      Business Strategy
  •      Exemplar Visits


The practical advice included how to reduce costs through lighting, insulation, temperature controls, electric metering, air conditioning and office equipment. The speakers emphasised the benefits of the support and practical advice by stating it can reduce costs, help meet statutory requirements and improve the environment.

At the end of the event, businesses were given the opportunity to question the speakers on problems they have encountered in their own working environments. The businesses were also given the chance to network amongst themselves to discuss common energy saving problems / solutions they have encountered.

To find out about other events the Carbon Trust are holding, please see the following link - http://www.carbontrust.com/about-us/events