Energy Neighbourhoods Big Day Out!. Cardiff Bay 15 June 2013. Energy Neighbourhoods. Karen Robinson Severn Wye Energy Agency www.energyneighbourhoods.org.uk. Plan for the day. 11.45 – 12.15: Presentation 12.15 -12.30: Prizes 12.30 : LUNCH! 13.00: Free to tour Cardiff Bay
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Energy Neighbourhoods Big Day Out!
15 June 2013
Severn Wye Energy Agency
11.45 – 12.15: Presentation
12.15 -12.30: Prizes
12.30 : LUNCH!
13.00: Free to tour Cardiff Bay
16:00: Return to Coach (please don’t be late!)
Which age category emits the most carbon dioxide
In a house with no insulation, where is most of the heat lost?
Through the walls – if possible, always insulate.
How much energy consumed by the average washing machine is used to heat the water?
Which of these generates the least carbon emissions?
Turning the thermostat down by 1º can cut how much from the average heating bill?
Is a kWh the same as a unit of gas?
Overall, we made an energy saving of
And we saved…..
17.4 tonnes of CO²
1 tonne of CO2 =
3,001 miles in a car
5,791 miles on a bus
10,321 miles on a train
57,000 cups of tea
2010 – 496 million tonnes of CO2
Average carbon footprint of someone in UK is 15 tonnes of CO2
30% from home energy use
Energy use in home accounts for 3.2 tonnes of CO2
1 broadleaf tree left to grow for 100 years will absorb in the region of 1 tonne of CO2
Most people just wanted to save money
Surprising increase in interest in environment
Substantial increase in number of people who now always:
Has been significant increase in number who feel more informed about energy efficiency in their home and their appliances.
3rd place – Painswick Energy Savers
2nd place – Crossgates Wasters
2012/13 Energy Neighbourhood Winner