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Save energy, save money, improve wellbeing

Save energy, save money, improve wellbeing

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Save energy, save money, improve wellbeing

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  1. Ben Coulter – Energy Consultant Save energy, save money, improve wellbeing

  2. Energy efficiency – why bother? • Residents’ wellbeing – key priority, but thermal comfort is getting more expensive to achieve • Increased cost (energy prices and taxes) • Traditionally poorly managed, so lots of scope for savings • Legislation/ consumer driven need to measure and reduce your carbon footprint

  3. Your opportunity? • Gain a competitive commercial advantage • Free help and support to improve your organisation’s resource efficiency and save money • Tailored site visit to help you identify, quantify and achieve savings • Recognition of your involvement by the Local Authority

  4. How much could you save? In the HCC programme so far, £13,500 per home

  5. Energy efficiency: a bottom line saving • A company makes a £13,500 bottom line saving. If the company has a 8% profit margin, what percentage increase in turnover would be needed to achieve the same £13,500 bottom line benefit? • Answer = £168,750 = How many beds in your home?

  6. on billsEnergy use in care homes

  7. Heating system - controls • Hot water temperatures – too hot? • Avoid overheating - every 1°C of overheating increases your heating bill by 8% • Zonal heating – only heat where it’s needed • Correctly positioned thermostats • Optimisers • TRVs – are they working for you? • Maintenance for efficiency

  8. Heat retention

  9. Heat retention • Loft/ roof insulation • Wall insulation • Draught proofing and seals • Install door closers • Draught lobby

  10. Financial incentives • Carbon Trust Interest Free Loan • Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECAs) • Feed-in tariffs (FITs) • Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

  11. Energy - summary • Expect to reduce energy consumption by 10% without significant expenditure • Need to look at accurate consumption data • Identify wasteful uses of energy • Action plan to prioritise measures • Monitor to verify effectiveness

  12. HCC’s energy efficiency project savings

  13. We will; • Review your organisation’s bills • Identify opportunities for savings • Advise on relevant solutions/ technologies • Advise on financial incentives (FiT/ RHI) • Summarise all of the above in a concise, impartial, confidential report – free of charge • Booking form available today, or; • Contact Mark Housden, Supplier Manager at Hertfordshire County Council at mark.housden@hertscc.gov.uk