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“Because we have been working on environmental issues for some time I was surprised at how much useful practical information was new to me which I can now apply within my organization.”
Sheila Daly, University of Portsmouth

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).

Network Update- April

‘Small Business Rates Relief’ Council Grants available   Local councils are now offering a £10,000 grant ‘Small Business Rates Relief’ to financially support eligible small businesses. How to claim: Contact your local council and ask for ‘Small Business Rates Relief’. Click here for Brighton & Hove, Chichester and Adur & Worthing.   Coronavirus Job Retention […]
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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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