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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

Energy Neighbourhoods Big Day Out!

Cardiff Bay

15 June 2013


Energy neighbourhoods
Energy Neighbourhoods

Karen Robinson

Severn Wye Energy Agency

www.energyneighbourhoods.org.uk


Plan for the day
Plan for the day

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!)



What have you learned
What have you learned?

Which age category emits the most carbon dioxide

  • Under 30’s

  • 50-64

  • Over 70’s


In a house with no insulation, where is most of the heat lost?

  • Through the floor?

  • Through the walls?

  • Through the roof?



How much energy consumed by the average washing machine is used to heat the water?

  • Almost 90%

  • Almost 70%

  • Almost 60%


Which of these generates the least carbon emissions? used to heat the water?

  • 6 minute electric shower

  • 6 minute shower from a gas fired combi boiler

  • 6 minute bath


Turning the thermostat down by 1 used to heat the water?º can cut how much from the average heating bill?

  • 5%

  • 10%

  • 15%


Is a kWh the same as a unit of gas? used to heat the water?


How did the uk do
How did the UK do? used to heat the water?

Overall, we made an energy saving of

5.62%

And we saved…..

17.4 tonnes of CO²


What does that mean
What does that mean…? used to heat the water?

1 tonne of CO2 =

3,001 miles in a car

5,791 miles on a bus

10,321 miles on a train

Or

57,000 cups of tea


2010 – 496 million tonnes of CO2 used to heat the water?

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



European results year 2
European results – Year 2 the region of 1 tonne of CO2


European results year 21
European results – Year 2 the region of 1 tonne of CO2


What has made the savings
What has made the savings…. 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:

  • turn lights off when they leave the room;

  • Turn the TV off at the wall;

  • only boil the amount of water needed; and

  • Set the thermostat lower.

    Has been significant increase in number who feel more informed about energy efficiency in their home and their appliances.


And so to our winners
…..and so to our winners… the region of 1 tonne of CO2

3rd place – Painswick Energy Savers

2nd place – Crossgates Wasters

2012/13 Energy Neighbourhood Winner

Abbey

Congratulations!


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