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“Many thanks for putting together the Tendering Masterclass, for presenting the information in an interesting and interactive way and for making Nicholas Electrical more confident in the tendering process.”
Jessica Nicholas, Nicholas Electrical, East Grinstead

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Sustainable Business Network
The Sustainable Business Network is a great place to meet like-minded environmentally aware businesses as well as source local green suppliers. Members benefit from a monthly email update, a place in the on-line directory and invitations to Network events, such as our popular Sustainable Business Breakfasts. Membership is free – why not join today?

Utilise Plus Programme
This programme offers a range of services: grant funding, events, workshops and fully-funded energy audits, for eligible small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout England. It is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), supported by the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, and delivered by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC. Find out more…

Grants & Funding Programmes
If you are a business based in Sussex or the South East and looking to expand there are a number of local and national grant schemes you could apply for. Find out more…

Energy Audits
Carried out by a qualified and registered Non-Domestic Energy Assessor who will undertake a thorough survey of your property using measurements and photographs and assessing lighting, heating and insulation systems, the building construction type and its usage, to create your bespoke Energy Audit Report. Find out more…

Energy Performance Certificates & Recommendation Reports
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) measure the energy efficiency of buildings and are rated on an efficiency scale A-G (most energy efficient- least energy efficient). It compares the energy efficiency of your building to that of a ‘typical’ organisation of the same size and business activity. Find out more…

Display Energy Certificates & Advisory Reports
A Display Energy Certificate (DEC) provides a visual representation of how energy is used in your building. Mandatory for public buildings with a floor area greater than 250 m2, a DEC can also be a useful tool for businesses to help set a benchmark for improvement, engage employees and demonstrate their environmental commitment to customers. Find out more…

Workshops & Training Courses
Whether you are an environmental-minded business looking to engage employees with new initiatives or a local authority keen to help organisations in your area reduce their utility costs, our range of courses and workshops will help you reach your goals. Find out more…

Employee Engagement Days
Interactive and fun training sessions for all employees to encourage efficient use of energy and resources. Employee Engagement Days take place on or off your premises and are tailor made for your company’s needs. Why not add a volunteering or team building session to complete the experience? Find out more…

Consultancy & Project Management
Are you looking for business sustainability experts for a special project or work programme? We can help you! Find out more…

Sussex Recyclers List
From pallets to plastics and cardboard to cast iron, it is possible to recycle a wide range of materials. Our comprehensive Sussex Recyclers List will help you find the right recyclers for you. Find out more…

Past Projects
We’re proud to have delivered numerous projects throughout Sussex, helping various organisations to improve their resource efficiency and reduce their environmental impact. Find out more…

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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