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Business Link's IYRE Consultants Briefing Update at The Bristol Golf Club 29.03.11

Business Link's IYRE Consultants Briefing Update at The Bristol Golf Club 29.03.11

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    IYRE forward into 2012 IYRE forward into 2012 Presentation Transcript

    • Forward with IYRE into 2012 Today’s Presenters:Rob Emony Nina Skubala Chris SpringettIYRE Programme Manager Environmental Specialist Environmental Specialist Bristol & Bath Gloucestershire
    • Agenda:• IYRE eligibility and the ‘perfect client’• Case studies• Performance to date and targets for 2012
    • What is the IYRE project?• In depth engagement with business to improve environmental performance  Improve efficiency and competitiveness  Decrease energy, waste and resource costs  Decrease environmental impact – Carbon  Free for businesses
    • Regional Structures• Business West (Glos, Wilts, Bath, Bristol)• Wessex Enterprise (Dorset)• Peninsula Enterprise (Somerset and Devon)
    • Business West Team• Rob Emony (Project manager)• Anthony Downes (Bristol and West of England)• Chris Springett (Gloucestershire)• James Hammond (Wiltshire)• Nina Skubala ( Bristol and West of England)
    • Eligibility• Must be an SME: <250 FTE <€50m annual turnover < €43m on balance sheet• Sectoral restriction• Aspirations to grow
    • In reality, what business are welooking for? • A ‘reasonable’ size • Large premises • Intensive resource users (energy, water and materials) • Potential for renewable energy (FiT) • Fleet/high mileage • Innovation • Go by feel…do you think there is room for improvement? Can you see a project there for you or others?
    • IYRE Case Studies•How can you work with IYRE?•What sort of projects can IYRE support?•Examples of IYRE projects
    • How can you interact with IYRE?
    • How can you and your clientbenefit from IYRE?
    • Regional Case Studies
    • Hayles and Howe LtdWho?• Ornamental plaster manufacturersIssue?• Business looking to optimise internal business systems and supply chain pressure to demonstrate environmental credentials• Environmental Review identified 14 tonnes of potential carbon savings within the businessOutcome?• Development Voucher valued at £2500 towards the cost of ISO 14001 consultancy and certification.
    • XIST4 RecruitmentWho?• Small recruitment company based in BristolIssue?• Company keen to go “green” and wanted a framework to work to.• Company already held the Green Accord.• Company wanted to tender for work in public sector and blue chip companies.Outcome?• Development Voucher received to contribute towards the cost of ISO 14001 consultancy and certification.
    • Greys Packaging LtdWho?• Flexible packaging manufacturerIssue?• Poor light conditions in workshop area• Inefficient lighting technologies (400W Low Bay, T12 and T8)Outcome?• Carbon Trust loan valued at £7,944.00 and Capital Grant of £5,394 awarded. This covered 100% of the cost of installing a new lighting system with in-built daylight and occupancy sensors..• Electricity consumption reduced by 37672 kWh, saving 19 tonnes of CO2 and £3,767.20.• Added benefits of replacing the lighting system would include: better light levels and improved staff comfort (reduced shading).
    • Hatton Court HotelWho?• Hatton Court is a 45 bedroom country house hotel in Gloucestershire. The hotel The oldest part of the building dates to the 1700s with a series of extensions, the most significant being the wings built in the 1950s and 1980s.Issue?• Hotel is heated by four ageing oil fired boilers (located in two boiler rooms) that operate at no more than 70% efficiencies.Outcome?• Hatton Court Hotel received an IYRE Capital Grant of £30,500 to contribute towards the cost of a boiler replacement• Also received a Carbon Trust loan has been awarded to the sum of £28,748• It is expected that the boiler replacement will result in of 198,350, a reduction in annual fuel costs from £45,375 to £12,476 (£32,899 saving) and a CO2 saving of 98 tonnes .
    • Glendale ProductsWho?• Manufacturing company based in Kingswood, Bristol making acoustic office partition screens.Issue?• Relatively high energy costs partly though poor insulation in walls and roof.• High roof maintenance costs with multiple lead valleys and large areas of single glazed northlights.Outcome?• Re-roof using new tiles, new GRP valleys, Insulate using Triso 10 (limited space retrofit) and replace single glazed northlights with high performance polycarbonate - U factor 3 (there are weight restriction issues hence not able to fit double glazing).• Capital voucher provided for £10,000• Carbon saving of 9.74 tonnes/year
    • Wickwar BreweryWho?• Gloucestershires leading real ale brewery. Brewing production increasing 764,000 litres (2009); 830,000 (2010); and 996,000 (2011)Issue?• Production inefficiencies - milling processes lost 10% of grain throughput• Unreliable boiler - assumed that scaling increased energy consumption by 30%Outcome?• Capital Grant valued at £10,345 received to purchase a new mill and water softening equipment• Business is more resilient to grain price exposure• 10.7 tonnes and 35 tonnes of carbon saved per year due to replacement mill and water treatment equipment respectively.• £4000 saved from wasted raw materials and £5300 saved from energy bill.
    • TJL IndustiesWho?• UPVC window recyclerIssue?• Major limitation on through-put is the space in the store the materials for processing.Outcome?• Capital Grant valued at £7350 to contribute towards the cost of a ‘pre-sizer’ which will allow large items to be processed and a granulator to reduce the UPVC strips to granules.• Company is able to increase the quantity of material stored, reduce the number of trips to the reprocessor and gain a better price for the material.• The equipment has allowed the company to increase UPVC process from 7 tonnes to 50 tonnes of UPVC.• Company has “spare capacity” and has allowing them to take in other companies waste• To cope with such a large increase in material handling and work, the company will be looking to add 5 staff to the roster, to man the machine, disassemble, manage the yard and transport material to the reprocessor.• The carbon benefit of the recycling over the year will be over 1300 tonnes per annum CO2e, (according to Sourcemap) in avoided virgin materials and gaseous release from landfill.• At current recyclate market prices, this would generate a turnover of £493,000.
    • Somerset Wood Recycling• Who?• A not for profit social enterprise, set up early in 2007 to re-use and recycle waste wood,• Issue?• Workshop had no heating• Access to 96 tonnes scrap wood (with no commercial value)• Outcome?• Capital Grant valued at £6422 received to contribute towards 50% of the cost of a wood burner and industrial mounted saw• Carbon saved 96 tonnes.
    • Hints and Tips• Consider which of your clients/projects has the potential to receive IYRE support• Check client/project eligibility with an IYRE advisor to avoid disappointment• Remember that projects must be presented to the funding panel. The decisions to award funding lies with the panel.• Remember that retrospective projects cannot be funded. Do not begin projects until your client has fully secured funding i.e. In receipt of a countersigned offer letter.• Keep in touch with your IYRE advisor if in doubt.
    • Performance to dateReminder:Capital Grants (CG) Capital equipment purchases including delivery & installation costsDevelopment Vouchers (DV) Consultants time, typically ISO14001 or expert adviceBoth at 50% intervention rate
    • Performance to dateAccumulated figures for SW region excluding CornwallFinancial Year April 2010 – March 2011 Claimed # £ CG 35 £279,150 DV 52 £124,014 Total 87 £403,164
    • Performance to dateAccumulated figures for SW region excluding CornwallFinancial Year April 2010 – March 2011 Claimed Offered # £ # £ CG 35 £279,150 47 £372,200 DV 52 £124,014 65 £187,900 Total 87 £403,164 112 £560,100
    • Performance to dateAccumulated figures for SW region excluding CornwallFinancial Year April 2010 – March 2011 Claimed Offered Target/Budget # £ # £ # £CG 35 £279,150 47 £372,200 46 £428,500DV 52 £124,014 65 £187,900 185 £462,500Total 87 £403,164 112 £560,100 231 £891,000
    • Performance to date Accumulated figures for SW region excluding Cornwall Financial Year April 2010 – March 2011 Claimed Offered Target/Budget Total Project # £ # £ # £ ValueCG 35 £279,150 47 £372,200 46 £428,500 £857,000DV 52 £124,014 65 £187,900 185 £462,500 £925,000 £1,782,00Total 87 £403,164 112 £560,100 231 £891,000 0
    • Targets and Budgets for 2011/2012:1st April 2011 – 31st March 2012 Vouchers simplified into single GV or Generic Voucher Minimum number of vouchers 185 Voucher pot £1,535,500 Average voucher value £8,300 Intervention rate remains at 50% Average project value £16,600 Total projects value £3,071,000
    • CO2e Savings and GV Value 20,000£value 8,300 1,000 8 33 ~72 tCO2e
    • Exceptions to the rule: A ‘reasonable’ variation within min and max values considered on a case by case basis Projects with less than 8 tCO2e savings will attract £1,000 GV for ISO14001
    • Sources of CO2e SavingsReduction in CO2e emissions 33 tReduction in water use 710 m3Liquid effluent reduced or avoided (metrics to be agreed) TBAReduction in virgin raw materials used 60 tReduction in hazardous waste generated 269 tDiversion of waste from landfill 40 tAs a subset of "diversion of waste from landfill", materials divertedfor the purpose of recycling 35 tAs a subset of "diversion of waste from landfill", materials divertedfor the purpose of recovery 4tReduction in energy use 110,963 kWhReduction in use of veicle fuel 700 l
    • Working with Other Agencies: Feed in Tariffs Renewable Heat Incentives Carbon Trust Loans SW Manufacturing Advisory Service SW Design Programme inets
    • Some FAQs:3. If we work with IYRE, are we excluded from applying for our own GV?5. How are group companies assessed for SME status?7. Can individual companies within a group claim their own GVs?9. Are foreign owned companies eligible?11. If the SME is not VAT registered can the GV include VAT?
    • Some More FAQs:3. Are SMEs based outside the South West eligible?5. They’ve had a DV/CG can they have a GV as well?7. Can an SME have more then one GV?9. What is the future of IYRE after March 2012?11. How does the closure of Business Link affect IYRE?
    • Some More FAQs:3. Are SMEs based outside the South West eligible?5. They’ve had a DV/CG can they have a GV as well?7. Can an SME have more then one GV?9. What is the future of IYRE after March 2012?11. How does the closure of Business Link affect IYRE?
    • Thank you – and any questions? IYRE Team Contact DetailsRob Emony Chris SpringettIYRE Programme Manager Environmental Specialist Gloucestershire07769 259485 07766 005487rob.emony@businesslinksw.co.uk chris.springett@businesslinksw.co.ukNina Skubala Anthony DownesEnvironmental Specialist Bristol & Bath Environmental Specialist Bristol & Bath07500 668659 07733 333058nina.skubala@businesslinksw.co.uk anthony.downes@businesslinksw.co.uk James Hammond Environmental Specialist Wiltshire 07980 165741 james.hammond@businesslinksw.co.uk