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  • 1. Low Carbon Case Studies Devon Economic Partnership Meeting 26th July 2009
  • 2. Case Studies  Renewable Energy for Devon (RE4 D)  HatherleighCommunity Centre  Natsley Farm  Envision  Tiki International Plastics  Skern Lodge  Carbon Trust  Devonport Dockyard  Hogsmill Tavern
  • 3. Renewable Energy for Devon  2009 Ashden Awards finalist  Advice given to 345 SMEs and 70 communities  109 renewable energy installations  Avoided emissions of 1,300 tonnes p.a.  Reduced energy bills £168k p.a.  55 jobs created and 16 safeguarded  www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIuvvttWt4g
  • 4. Hatherleigh Community Centre  Multi-use community and enterprise centre  Ground source heat pump  Passive solar gain – solar hot water  CO saving pa. – 18.6 tonnes for GSHP  CO saving pa. – 1 tonne for solar  Reduced running costs for building
  • 5. Natsley Farm  Home, cattle farm and holiday accommodation  Biomass boiler and wind turbine  CO saving p.a. – 13.6 tonnes (boiler)  CO saving p.a. – 6.7 tonnes (turbine)  Pay-back in cost savings estimated at under 10 years
  • 6. Tiki International Plastics  Design and supply of high quality surf boards, clothing and products  Recycling scheme plus renewable energy  Reduced volume of plastic and packaging  Green travel plan  Refuse/landfill saving – 20 tonnes per year (recycling)  CO saving – 10 tonnes per year (energy)  Cost-savings for business and improved customer appeal from Green credentials
  • 7. Skern Lodge  Outdoor activity centre – climbing, surfing, kayaking and training  Waste management and recycling scheme and EMS  Estimated savings of £4,500 from recycling, and £2700 from reduced energy use
  • 8. Devonport Dockyard  Design, build and support for defence and commercial marine sectors  Improved energy efficiency – compressed air and steam system  Energy awareness raising programme  13% reduction in gas use – CO saving 3.8 tonnes and £500,000  More projects planned and anticipating these figures could double
  • 9. Hogsmill Tavern  Part of Whitbread brand ‘Beafeater  Refurbishment incorporating low carbon technology and delivery of cost savings  Low Carbon Building Acceleration programme  Video Case study  www.carbontrust.co.uk/resource/Video/whitb read-hogsmill-tavern.htm