Low Carbon South West - WECC - Buildings and Behaviour - April 2014
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An update from the WECC network including case studies on how WECC members are implementing technical and behavioural changes.

An update from the WECC network including case studies on how WECC members are implementing technical and behavioural changes.

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Low Carbon South West - WECC - Buildings and Behaviour - April 2014 Low Carbon South West - WECC - Buildings and Behaviour - April 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • Jessica Ferrow WECC Project Coordinator Low Carbon South West
  • What is WECC? A network of businesses and organisations in the Bristol and Bath region that are working to be more sustainable
  • Works like a fitness club... Going green can be difficult if you’re going it alone!
  • What do we do? • Networking events • Sharing best practice • Expert speakers • Use of EnergyDeck • Workplace tours • Case studies
  • Just some of our members
  • Some case studies on what our members are doing....
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff  Blueshoots initiative - sustainability teams in each office  “Bin the Bin” campaign to encourage recycling  “Smart travel” initiative - all car travel via a new hire car which tracks carbon and emissions  Online training for staff in sustainability issues
  • Pukka Herbs  Measuring: Using Energydeck to measure progress in office  Engaging staff: Inductions for new staff instil sustainability values  Staff travel: Encouraging video conferencing, car share and providing staff cycling facilities  Pukka Herbs is achieving 50% year on year growth so sustainability and efficiency are of utmost importance!
  • Buro Happold  Global engineering consultancy  Cutting air travel emissions with video conferencing  Live demo at last WECC event!
  • Back to the Planet  Lightweight LED Studio Lights to replace heavy heat- emitting Tungstens  Energy efficient TV screens for playing out films  Office improvements including energy efficient appliances and computers
  • Building a network of green businesses in Bristol...
  • Why join?
  • WECC Networking Events
  • EnergyDeck
  • WECC Carbon Champions – awards planned for Summer 2014
  • Positive PR
  • Coming soon...  Step by step guide on running your own internal green week  Developing now with Stride Treglown and Business West  Will be ready for BIG Green Week (14 – 23 June 2014)
  • Bristol European Green Capital
  • Join WECC today – it’s free! Jessica Ferrow, Low Carbon South West Jessica.ferrow@lowcarbonsouthwest.co.uk | 0117 945 8730 www.westofenglandcarbonchallenge.org Twitter: @WECC_Co2