Energy Efficiency

Low Carbon Workspaces

Low Carbon Workspaces are a grant scheme operating in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Hertfordshire, to help businesses pay for projects that reduce their carbon output.  Examples of projects funded are: LED lighting, efficient boilers, biomass boilers, solar panels, insulation. Grants of £1,000 to £5,000 are available to pay for up to a third of these projects at business premises. 

ngagesolutions.co.uk is a not-for-profit company that works with SMEs to deliver grant-funded projects to achieve greener, leaner, more productive outcomes.

BRE Group – Consultancy and advice on energy efficiency – http://www.bre.co.uk/

Green Energy Schemes

One of the easiest things to do is to switch to a Green Energy scheme which supports the generation of power from renewables and helps cut back on fossil fuel emissions. At the same time conservation and wildlife benefits directly from land purchases in the UK and other projects to offset the effects of global warming.  Call 0800 634 1606 (Green Energy) or 0800 404 7943 (Uswitch)  Sign up online at www.ecotricity.co.uk

Investment Schemes

Looking to invest in local green energy?  Check out Reading Hydro CBS and Maidenhead Energy Co-op .