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Presented by Karen Griffiths - Carbon Trust Wales

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  • 1. Saving Energy Without Compromising Service Karen Griffiths Carbon Trust Wales
  • 2. Myth Energy conservation in the hospitality sector can undermine quality, reduce guest comfort and deter customers from returning Reality Properly implemented energy management programmes improve comfort of guests, customers and staff
  • 3. Agenda › Carbon Trust Services › Activity in the Tourism Sector › Ideas in Action
  • 4. Our mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon economy Ein cenhadaeth ydi i gyflymu’r broses o symud tuag at economi cynaliadwy a charbon isel
  • 5. The Carbon Trust Wales Yr Ymddiriedolaeth Garbon yng Nghymru Support to help organisations cut carbon Cymorth i helpu sefydliadau lleihau carbon › › Website www.carbontrust.com › Helpline 0800 0852005 › Publications › Events › Specialist Advice › Funding Gwefan www.carbontrust.com › Llinell Cymorth 0800 0852005 › Dogfennau Cyhoeddus › Digwyddiadau › Cyngor Arbenigol › Cyllido
  • 6. Working in Partnership Clywdian Range Tourism Pembrokeshire Tourism Welsh Rarebits Sustainable Venues Brecon Beacons National Park – Energy effective lighting workshop – Llandovery CoC Vale of Glamorgan Tourism Carmarthenshire Tourism Caerphilly Tourism Llandudno Tourism
  • 7. Welsh Rarebits Project objectives Identify opportunities for reducing energy and CO2 emissions and saving money! Identify cost effective renewable energy options Highlight best practice and determine possible common opportunities for further development to the mutual benefit of members Demonstrate the business case for investment
  • 8. Welsh Rarebits The process Individual surveys for 22 hotels Tailored advice to reduce energy & water bills Results analysed to identify themes and trends
  • 9. Welsh Rarebits Headline statistics 22 hotels surveyed: – £1 million on energy and water annually – Carbon footprint >4,200 tonnes of CO2/annum Surveys identified opportunities to reduce: – Costs by £175,000 (ex VAT) annually – CO2 emissions by 778T/annum Collaborative initiatives could provide even greater benefits
  • 10. Brecon Beacons National Park Working in Partnership Lighting surveys – case studies Energy effective lighting workshop – Improve lighting efficiency and save money! – Enhance the quality of the lit environment – De-mystify jargon – Know the key questions to ask suppliers – LED demonstrations – Walk around survey – Available funding
  • 11. How to choose products …and achieve Energy Effective lighting! Good efficacy (Lm/W) Appropriate Colour Appearance Long life –up to 50,000 hour lamp life Controllability (dimming, timers, colour changing) Low Maintenance
  • 12. Brecon Beacons National Park Hotel entrance Existing Entrance 20 x 40W Tungsten lamps Energy Consumption = 4992kWh/£698.88pa Proposed Entrance 20 x 5W LED lamps Energy Consumption = 624kWh / £87.36pa = 88% Energy Saving £611.52pa.
  • 13. Sustainable Venues Project objectives Phase 1: Establish current position / ability to deliver sustainable events Phase 2: Conduct carbon / energy reduction surveys Phase 3: Individual site reports and implementation plan Phase 4: Workshop – for all venues in Wales!
  • 14. Sustainable Venues Workshop – hosted by WMC If you’re… Interested in becoming a more sustainable venue Like to reduce energy costs Or would like to help your customers deliver sustainable events Join us on Tuesday 26th November 2013
  • 15. Funding Carbon Trust Interest-Free Loans Key features: Between £3,000 and £100,000 interest free Savings should offset loan repayments Loans are government-funded and unsecured Easy to apply for and no arrangement fees Receive a conditional offer within 24 hours of the application being processed and you can track its progress online Up to four years to repay the loan
  • 16. Tourism Sector - Wales Interest Free Loans by Value £362,542 £432,588 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 £241,182 £269,005 16
  • 17. Tourism Sector - Wales Interest Free Loans by Technology 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 17
  • 18. Bunch of Grapes Background: Identification & implementation of viable ‘invest to save’ projects Installed: – Solar thermal for hot water – New gas-fired heating system, modern boiler with zoned controls Result: Saving £8,000 / year CO2 emissions reduced by 35T / year Return on investment – 2 years Interest-free energy efficiency loan from Carbon Trust Wales Also qualified for ECAs “For me it was simple - the new systems were installed to save money. That it’s helping the environment too is a bonus. I had an interest-free loan from Carbon Trust Wales and the money I’m saving on bills means it’s paid for itself.” Nick Otley, Landlord of The Bunch of Grapes and MD of Otley Brewing Company
  • 19. Caer Beris Background: Identification & implementation of viable ‘invest to save’ projects Installed: – Fibreglass roof insulation – Induction hobs – New combi oven Result: Saving £10,000 / year CO2 emissions reduced by 6T / year Return on investment – 20 months Interest-free energy efficiency loan from Carbon Trust Wales We wouldn’t have been able to carry out this work without the loan from Carbon Trust Wales. Reducing our carbon footprint is an on-going mission as it makes financial sense for our business to be as efficient as possible.” Peter Smith, Owner, Caer Beris Manor
  • 20. Cross Lanes Hotel Background: Identification & implementation of viable ‘invest to save’ projects Replaced 200 lamps with LED equivalents Result: Saving £6,702 / year CO2 emissions reduced by 40T / year Return on investment – 2 years Interest-free energy efficiency loan from Carbon Trust Wales Awarded Green Tourism bronze standard & working towards Silver As well as making savings on energy costs, it makes good business sense for us in attracting visitors too – it’s a win-win situation.” Barbara Wren, Events Co-ordinator and environmental champion,
  • 21. Elan Valley Hotel Background: Identification & implementation of viable ‘invest to save’ projects Replaced heating and hot water system with a fully automatic woodchip boiler Result: CO2 emissions reduced by 18T / year Return on investment – 2 years Interest-free energy efficiency loan from Carbon Trust Wales
  • 22. Myth Energy conservation in the hospitality sector can undermine quality, reduce guest comfort and deter customers from returning Reality Properly implemented energy management programmes improve comfort of guests, customers and staff
  • 23. QUESTIONS?
  • 24. Whilst reasonable steps have been taken to ensure that the information contained within this publication is correct, the authors, the Carbon Trust, its agents, contractors and subcontractors give no warranty and make no representation as to its accuracy and accept no liability for any errors or omissions. All trademarks, service marks and logos in this publication, and copyright in it, are the property of the Carbon Trust (or its licensors). Nothing in this publication shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use or reproduce any of the trademarks, services marks, logos, copyright or any proprietary information in any way without the Carbon Trust’s prior written permission. The Carbon Trust enforces infringements of its intellectual property rights to the full extent permitted by law. The Carbon Trust is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales under company number 4190230 with its registered office at 4th Floor Dorset House, Stamford Street, London SE1 9NT. Published in the UK: 2012. © The Carbon Trust 2012. All rights reserved.