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Energy Conservation Rob Emony Business Link
Top Tips  for Reducing Energy Consumption
Resource Efficiency <ul><li>Cost  =  Consumption  =  Carbon </li></ul>
Resource Efficiency <ul><li>Cost  =  Consumption  =  Carbon </li></ul><ul><li>14p  =  1 kWh  =  0.5041kg CO 2 e </li></ul>
Resource Efficiency <ul><li>Cost  =  Consumption  =  Carbon </li></ul><ul><li>14p  =  1 kWh  =  0.5041kg CO 2 e </li></ul>...
Capital Purchases
Capital Purchases http://www.plumbline.co.uk/products/heating/he_boilers/ 17/5/11 £1,500.06p  £1,309.85p
Capital Purchases
Running Costs *Average figure for medium sized office from Carbon Trust £12,000 £12,420 Annual running cost 0 310,500 3.5%...
Whole Life Costs <ul><li>Setup costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>capital equipment cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>delivery </li...
Energy Labelling
Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing  process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing ...
You do have a green purchasing policy, don’t you ? http://envirowise.wrap.org.uk
 
But we rent our office   it’s the landlords responsibility The landlord installs the cheapest option And we get hit with t...
But we rent our office   it’s the landlords responsibility Before you sign the lease: http://www.greenleases-uk.co.uk If y...
Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing  process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing ...
What about ‘proper’ businesses   who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ?
What about ‘proper’ businesses   who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ? ETL
What about ‘proper’ businesses   who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ? ECA ETL
ETL – Environmental Technologies List <ul><li>Independently assessed scheme for identifying the best performing products o...
ETL – Environmental Technologies List <ul><li>If you are intending to purchase any of the following, check out the ETL fir...
ETL – Environmental Technologies List <ul><li>If you are intending to purchase any of the following, check out the ETL fir...
Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing  process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing ...
What about ‘proper’ businesses   who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ? ECA ETL
ECA – Enhanced Capital Allowances <ul><li>Anything listed on the ETL attracts a 100% first year write down allowance </li>...
ECA & ETL Reference sites <ul><li>ETL Lists:  www.eca.gov.uk/etl </li></ul><ul><li>ECA explanation:  www.eca.gov.uk </li><...
Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing  process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing ...
Government supported incentives <ul><li>Intended to change your behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the 2020 and 2050 CO ...
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  1. 1. Energy Conservation Rob Emony Business Link
  2. 2. Top Tips for Reducing Energy Consumption
  3. 3. Resource Efficiency <ul><li>Cost = Consumption = Carbon </li></ul>
  4. 4. Resource Efficiency <ul><li>Cost = Consumption = Carbon </li></ul><ul><li>14p = 1 kWh = 0.5041kg CO 2 e </li></ul>
  5. 5. Resource Efficiency <ul><li>Cost = Consumption = Carbon </li></ul><ul><li>14p = 1 kWh = 0.5041kg CO 2 e </li></ul><ul><li>Use less, spend less, produce less carbon </li></ul>
  6. 6. Capital Purchases
  7. 7. Capital Purchases http://www.plumbline.co.uk/products/heating/he_boilers/ 17/5/11 £1,500.06p £1,309.85p
  8. 8. Capital Purchases
  9. 9. Running Costs *Average figure for medium sized office from Carbon Trust £12,000 £12,420 Annual running cost 0 310,500 3.5% increase 300,000 300,000 Gas annual consumption (kWh)* 0.04 0.04 Gas unit price £/kWh Worcester Alpha
  10. 10. Whole Life Costs <ul><li>Setup costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>capital equipment cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>building alterations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>staff training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Running costs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>maintenance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>energy consumption </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>End of life costs </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>decommissioning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>disposal </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Energy Labelling
  12. 12. Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing policy to exclude any items of equipment that aren’t ‘A’ rated
  13. 13. You do have a green purchasing policy, don’t you ? http://envirowise.wrap.org.uk
  14. 15. But we rent our office it’s the landlords responsibility The landlord installs the cheapest option And we get hit with the higher running costs “ heating, lighting, waste …”
  15. 16. But we rent our office it’s the landlords responsibility Before you sign the lease: http://www.greenleases-uk.co.uk If you’ve already signed it: Talk to your landlord and see where your interests meet In this scenario it would be cost effective to pay the difference
  16. 17. Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing policy to exclude any items of equipment that aren’t ‘A’ rated 3. Talk to your landlord or take a look at Green Leases
  17. 18. What about ‘proper’ businesses who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ?
  18. 19. What about ‘proper’ businesses who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ? ETL
  19. 20. What about ‘proper’ businesses who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ? ECA ETL
  20. 21. ETL – Environmental Technologies List <ul><li>Independently assessed scheme for identifying the best performing products on the market </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. those with lowest whole life costs </li></ul><ul><li>Three areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low emmission cars </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. ETL – Environmental Technologies List <ul><li>If you are intending to purchase any of the following, check out the ETL first </li></ul>Energy
  22. 23. ETL – Environmental Technologies List <ul><li>If you are intending to purchase any of the following, check out the ETL first </li></ul>Water New cars with emissions of less than 110g/km HMRC CA23153 Cars
  23. 24. Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing policy to exclude any items of equipment that aren’t ‘A’ rated, or that don’t appear on the ETL list 3. Talk to your landlord or take a look at Green Leases
  24. 25. What about ‘proper’ businesses who want to buy ‘proper’ equipment ? ECA ETL
  25. 26. ECA – Enhanced Capital Allowances <ul><li>Anything listed on the ETL attracts a 100% first year write down allowance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cars </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Just tell your accountant </li></ul>
  26. 27. ECA & ETL Reference sites <ul><li>ETL Lists: www.eca.gov.uk/etl </li></ul><ul><li>ECA explanation: www.eca.gov.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Car tax rules: www.hmrc.gov.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Search for CA23153 </li></ul><ul><li>Car emissions: carfueldata.direct.gov.uk </li></ul>
  27. 28. Recommended Actions: 2. Include in your purchasing process a step to calculate whole life costs 1. Alter your purchasing policy to exclude any items of equipment that aren’t ‘A’ rated, or that don’t appear on the ETL list 3. Talk to your landlord or take a look at Green Leases 4. Talk to your accountant about ETL & ECA
  28. 29. Government supported incentives <ul><li>Intended to change your behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the 2020 and 2050 CO 2 e reduction targets </li></ul><ul><li>ECA is one example </li></ul><ul><li>FIT and RHI two more examples </li></ul>

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