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Green Business Fund workshop (Cambridge) - An Introduction to Energy Effici...

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The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is an energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies in England, Scotland and Wales. It provides direct funded support through energy assessments, training workshops, equipment procurement support and a capital contribution towards your energy saving equipment purchase.

This workshop will help small companies across Great Britain learn how to identify and implement opportunities to reduce energy costs within their business and make the most of the Fund.

› Understanding and reducing energy bills through behavioural and low cost measures

  • Introduction to energy management
  • How to understand your energy usage bills
  • How to implement approaches to energy management and behaviour change to achieve real savings

Focus on major areas of energy consumption in SMEs (heating, lighting, equipment, insulation)

  • Technical overview of the key areas of consumption
  • Outline of key energy reduction retrofit technologies

› Access to funding and free one-to-one site audits

  • A brief overview of further support and advice available, including a capital contribution towards the cost of projects that comply with the requirements of the Green Business Fund
  • Overview of support available through the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) programme**


This workshop is hosted by Cambridge City Council.

** The Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) programme provides free support to eligible organisations in the Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough LEP area to help them become more energy efficient. BEE can help eligible businesses in two ways; by offering free on-site energy reviews to identify opportuntiies to save money and reduce carbon emissions and by offering Grant funding through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to invest in capital projects and implement energy efficiency measures, up to the value of £20,000. This pot of funding is limited and businesses are invited to come along to the event on the 23rd May to find out more.

*The content of this workshop has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

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