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David English, Restore, Redhill

5 Tips to Save Energy in your Office

  1) Monitor Energy Usage Do you monitor your energy use or are you currently paying estimated bills? Energy suppliers often estimate your use higher than it actually is, so it’s worth taking regular meter readings or installing a smart meter that does it for you.  How to get a smart meter   2) Heating/ […]

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How Nottingham Trent Basin is Generating Electricity

Written by Charles of Netleadz   A £100 million housing development in Nottingham’s Trent Basin has been created as a working example of how communities can switch to low carbon and clean energy living. This pioneering project, lead by the University of Nottingham is revolutionising how we use and conserve energy in the UK. The […]

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Blog: Sustainability Plans – Comply, Reap, Innovate

By David Carlyon, The Monarch Partnership   Why should SMEs embrace sustainability? There is a magnitude of environmental and financial benefits of companies embedding a Company Sustainability Plan within their business operations. From contributing to CO2 targets enshrined in the Climate Change Act 2008, to securing compliance with sustainability accreditations and reducing energy and waste […]

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Blog: Can I Save Money by Recycling?

By Sophia Lacey Many people don’t realise that recycling can cost half the price of disposing general waste. This is because the items you recycle are worth money when a waste broker sells them on to be made into new items, which also negates the costs of new resources being taken out of the environment. […]

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Network Update – October

East Sussex Energy Saving Grants Calling businesses in East Sussex! East Sussex County Council is funding small energy efficiency projects to help businesses reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more.   End of Utilise Plus Celebration at Brighton Pavilion Our Utilise Plus Energy Saving Programme came to an end in September. We celebrated the […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Park Cameras

Based in Burgess Hill, Park Cameras sells photography equipment, as well as offering printing services and photography courses. In early 2019, Park Cameras received a Utilise Plus grant from the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC to install energy-saving LED lights. This followed a fully-funded Utilise Plus energy audit they received in late 2018. Funded by the […]
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@SustBusNetwork 3 days ago  RT @GrowthSoutheast: See the Utilise Plus project appear under the Clean Growth section in our latest ERDF case studies at https://t.co/3sa…

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