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.

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

  1. 1. Jessica Ferrow WECC Project Coordinator Low Carbon South West
  2. 2. What is WECC? A network of businesses and organisations in the Bristol and Bath region that are working to be more sustainable
  3. 3. Works like a fitness club... Going green can be difficult if you’re going it alone!
  4. 4. What do we do? • Networking events • Sharing best practice • Expert speakers • Use of EnergyDeck • Workplace tours • Case studies
  5. 5. Just some of our members
  6. 6. Some case studies on what our members are doing....
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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!
  9. 9. Buro Happold  Global engineering consultancy  Cutting air travel emissions with video conferencing  Live demo at last WECC event!
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Building a network of green businesses in Bristol...
  12. 12. Why join?
  13. 13. WECC Networking Events
  14. 14. EnergyDeck
  15. 15. WECC Carbon Champions – awards planned for Summer 2014
  16. 16. Positive PR
  17. 17. 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)
  18. 18. Bristol European Green Capital
  19. 19. 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

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