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David English, Restore, Redhill

Presentations – Sustainable Business Breakfast, Newhaven

Businesses, from a range of industries, gathered in Newhaven for a Sustainable Business Breakfast, focusing on energy efficient technologies.

Rob Santler from Ecosphere Renewables explained how air-source heat pumps work, which building types and business activities they best suit and what return on investment can be expected through energy cost savings and Renewable Heat Incentive payments.

Newhaven-Breakfast-2Yasir Sheikh from Trend Control Systems explored energy management within a building and how an automated system to control building services such as heating, ventilation and lighting can help reduce energy costs.

Steve Parsons from Zebedee’s Lunch Box, who provide a meals-on-wheels catering service for schools and nurseries, shared how they have cut utility costs at their premises through installing energy and water efficient appliances and engaging employees with green initiatives.

Click here to download their presentations. A video case study about the initiatives implemented at Zebedee’s Lunch Box can be viewed here.

Next up…

We’ll be in Burgess Hill on the 19th March 2014, 08:00 to 10:00, looking at solar PV. We’ll hear from a topic expert and council planner and a case study from Shoreham Port who have installed two large arrays. Event programme.

If you would like to reserve your place, please call 01444 477501 or email network@sustainablebusiness.org.uk. The cost is £20 or £30 for two (friend, colleague, client).

Utilise Plus Event Report: ‘Future of Solar’ Networking Breakfast, Lewes

Delegates made their way to Lewes on a sunny morning in March for the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC’s networking breakfast, on the theme of the future of solar. This event was part of the SBP CIC’s ongoing Utilise Plus programme which helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their energy use, saving them money […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Whitgift Sports Club

Whitgift Sports Club, based in South Croydon, received a £5,000 Utilise Plus grant in December 2018 for their heating and hot water project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their costs and environmental impact by saving energy. Whitgift offers […]
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Upcoming Events

  • 10/04/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of the Waste House, Brighton
  • 16/04/2019 8:30 am'Reduce Single-Use' Networking Breakfast, Billingshurst
  • 21/05/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of King's Academy, Ringmer
  • 29/05/2019 8:00 am'Know Your Energy' Networking Breakfast, Burgess Hill
  • 05/06/2019 8:00 am'Community Energy' Networking Breakfast, East Grinstead
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