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Bristol City Council

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… a communal loop. Heat would be fed into the communal loop from a rooftop air source heat pump or ground borehole array. Suitable heat emitters include radiators, or underfloor heating for scenarios with poorer fabric efficiency. Direct electric heating would not typically achieve the EUI requirement without cost-prohibitive levels of fabric efficiency. Solar PV The property has sufficient space…

… is very low, as expected for a large block of flats with a straightforward design. Low carbon heating The most suitable low carbon heating system is likely to be an air or ground source heat pump. To minimize distribution losses and overheating risk, the system would likely be based around a small individual heat pump in each flat, which would be supplied with water at ambient temperatures via…

…. This is sufficient to achieve a space heat demand of <30kWh/m2/yr, in line with the draft Cornwall DPD requirement, representing a reduction in space heat demand of around 50% relative to Part L 2013 & 2021. Space and water heating is provided by a heat pump, which is required to achieve the EUI target of <40kWh/m2/yr. The solar PV installation has been maximized, to achieve net-zero balance on site…

… Energy Modelling | High-Rise Block – Operational CO₂ Emissions Heat pumps and solar PV are essential to achieve net zero 1500 Electricity Required While fabric efficiency is essential to reduce lifetime running costs and demand on the electricity network, net zero can only be delivered if homes are heated Gas Combustion with a low carbon heat source and powered by renewable energy. Part L 2025…

… --- --- Sustainable Energy and Construction – Current Policy requirement This evidence base focuses on Sustainable Energy and Construction and in particular on the requirements for new residential developments. Specifically, it assumes that the residential development proposals will be required to achieve Net Zero Carbon by accomplishing: • A space heating demand of less than 30kWh/m2/annum; • A total…

Orkney Islands Council

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… a Sea Water heat exchange unit; Many of the housing and building projects has seen the use of photovoltaics, heat pumps, air source and other low carbon technology along with a switch to energy efficient electric technology, as this is the most affordable low carbon heating available on the islands. The Council uses energy efficiency as an important factor as part of assessing the most…

… chart shows the breakdown by fuel use in our building stock: Over recent years the council have invested in renewable heating technology on several of our larger properties, this has helped reduce the heating oil consumption figures but has pushed up the electricity a little, as heat pumps can deliver more energy than the primary fuel itself the amount kWh of electricity is far less than…

… proofed to our needs. Other projects include feasibility studies into renewable energy sources for public buildings and inclusion of our housing estate as well as the procurement of paper. This rolling Carbon Management Programme gives Orkney Islands Council the framework to enable all services to understand how their actions affect our energy costs and carbon emissions. In short we have three…

… that the balance of heating fuel consumption may at some stage swing away from the school estate to care home provision The Carbon Footprint developed by this programme is based on the floor area of the current building stock at the base year. It is likely that the overall floor area of property owned and operated by the Council will continue to increase over the foreseeable future. New buildings…

… as well as minimising the properties carbon footprint. Designs and specifications have changed with the introduction of new technologies, both in terms of heating and insulation. 3.2 Aim Orkney Islands Councils aims to move towards a low carbon operation, through careful planning of all our energy consuming activities and by assessing future plans in terms of their Carbon Impact we aim…

Liverpool City Council

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… base and supply chain required to effectively and sustainably lower heat demand in older housing; X Ensure every property that still requires loft and/ or cavity wall insulation has it installed: Ensure all ‘easy wins’ in reducing heat demand are exploited through ECO and other sources of funding where needed; X Identify funding for and establish a local training programme for gas engineers…

… solution; one has firm plans for a combined air/ground/water source heat pump system. To reach net zero, almost all of Liverpool’s addresses will need to have a decarbonised heating supply. This means replacing the heating systems in almost all of the 275,000 addresses. Table 1: Current heating in Liverpool Sector Buildings Heat GWh -> gas -> electricity tCO2 gas tCO2 electricity tCO2 total…

… to be done in combination with demand reduction, hot water storage and appropriately sized radiators. This should be implemented in buildings where this has a lower whole-life cost than connection to a heat network. In the majority of cases these will be air-source heat pumps. In some cases, ground-source systems will be viable, and in a small number of cases water-source heat pumps may be an option. X…

…. This will ensure that new buildings meet high standards of insulation and will not need retrofitting in the near future. Retrofit of energy efficiency Replacement of existing heating systems with air-source heat pumps Connection to zero carbon heat distribution networks On suitable buildings, installation of solar PV A focused programme to fund the deployment of combined systems for households…

…. Figure 5: Map of the heat network zones | 23 Liverpool Net Zero Carbon 2030 The Climate Challenge |Buildings and heat Table 4: Solutions Solution No. Solution Relationship to Aims and Net Zero Target Conditions for Success Co-benefits Potential Impacts BS01 Replacement of existing heating systems with air-source heat pumps Air source heat pumps (ASHP) installed in up to 85…

Blackpool Borough Council

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… emissions heating What we need extra funding to do: • Accelerate delivery of insulation and glazing of all housing, reducing net energy demand • Accelerate delivery of “electrification” of heating and the transfer away from natural gas e.g., via ground and air-source heat pumps • Develop and deliver strategic proposals to install solar panels on every suitable domestic rooftop Blackpool’s…

… demand Town Director of Strategy June 2022 (proposals); December 2030 Not currently funded – estimated Lancashire cost £7.8 billion Reduced energy demand for heating 2. Accelerate delivery of “electrification” of heating and the transfer away from natural gas e.g., via ground and air- source heat pumps Town Director of Strategy June 2022 (proposals); December 2030 Not currently funded…

… for wind power and assess their feasibility Both Director of Strategy Ongoing Senior Planning Officer; Strategy and Climate Manager; Energy and Utilities Manager; council funding Generation of zero emission energy in Blackpool 42. Develop and implement renewable energy programme including: Replace gas heating @thegrange with ground source heat pump; Roof-mounted Solar panel programme across…

… and electric vehicles, ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, and investing in new technology to help air and water-based transport decarbonise • Housing and Buildings – by adding Hydrogen to gas to reduce pollution, stopping the supply of gas to new properties from 2025, providing grants for insulation and heating systems which extract heat from the ground or the air rather than burning a fuel…

…, and setting out better standards for new properties to make them more fuel-efficient • Industry – developing technology to remove carbon from the atmosphere mechanically, and exploring the use of Hydrogen in industrial processes which need intensive heat • Resources – looking at ways to encourage investment in green energy generation, expanding off-shore wind farms, and supporting sustainable timber…

Bristol City Council

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… and ensure they create more space for nature. At the moment this is at the pilot stage in two major regeneration schemes. We will install ground and air source heat pumps to provide low carbon heating systems to over 400 new homes. We are approaching net zero carbon emissions on a number of small sites developed as part of the Bristol Housing Festival. This will be achieved by using highly…

… including expanding our heat networks and installing heat pumps. • In addition to establishing the City Leap Energy Partnership, we continue to expand our district heat network at Redcliffe, Old Market, Bedminster, Temple, Ashton Gate, City Centre, Frome Gateway and Spike Island, with numerous buildings connected and a 3 megawatt water source heat pump operating at Castle Park…

… such as developing the heat network and installing solar panels on schools. Other projects have been started more recently as part of our £5 million Climate and Ecological Emergency Programme. These include projects to make our procurement and the major projects that we build more sustainable, to further the city’s work on sustainable food and to support community climate action. Our action…

… – the largest water source heat pump in the UK. We will continue to explore a wide range of technologies to provide low carbon heat such as extracting heat from old mine workings. • We have a new council officer dedicated to developing and coordinating our action plan for heat decarbonisation of homes across Bristol. Electricity • We offer council officer time to exploring new…

… energy LED bulbs, but it also contains the large-scale changes we are making to the city, for example installing around 3.5 miles of segregated bus lanes since 2015. It includes work we are doing in partnership with others like the City Leap Energy Partnership to create investment in low carbon energy infrastructure for the city. It also includes the work we are doing to play our part…

Bristol City Council

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… and ensure they create more space for nature. At the moment this is at the pilot stage in two major regeneration schemes. We will install ground and air source heat pumps to provide low carbon heating systems to over 400 new homes. We are approaching net zero carbon emissions on a number of small sites developed as part of the Bristol Housing Festival. This will be achieved by using highly…

… including expanding our heat networks and installing heat pumps. • In addition to establishing the City Leap Energy Partnership, we continue to expand our district heat network at Redcliffe, Old Market, Bedminster, Temple, Ashton Gate, City Centre, Frome Gateway and Spike Island, with numerous buildings connected and a 3 megawatt water source heat pump operating at Castle Park…

… such as developing the heat network and installing solar panels on schools. Other projects have been started more recently as part of our £5 million Climate and Ecological Emergency Programme. These include projects to make our procurement and the major projects that we build more sustainable, to further the city’s work on sustainable food and to support community climate action. Our action…

… – the largest water source heat pump in the UK. We will continue to explore a wide range of technologies to provide low carbon heat such as extracting heat from old mine workings. • We have a new council officer dedicated to developing and coordinating our action plan for heat decarbonisation of homes across Bristol. Electricity • We offer council officer time to exploring new…

… energy LED bulbs, but it also contains the large-scale changes we are making to the city, for example installing around 3.5 miles of segregated bus lanes since 2015. It includes work we are doing in partnership with others like the City Leap Energy Partnership to create investment in low carbon energy infrastructure for the city. It also includes the work we are doing to play our part…

Northumberland Council

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… Replacement Programme FTE Full Time Equivalent GHG Greenhouse Gas GSHP Ground source heat pump GWh Gigawatt-hours HNDU Heat Network Delivery Unit HNIP Heat Networks Investment Project IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change KPIs Key Performance Indicators ktCO2 Kilotonnes carbon dioxide kWp kilowatts peak LA7 Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland…

… x225572_NCC_design_p6_sw.indd 2x225572_NCC_design_p6_sw.indd 2 10/02/2021 18:5410/02/2021 18:54 Climate Change Action Plan 2021-23 3 GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS AONB Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ASHP Air source heat pump BEIS Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy BEV Battery Electric Vehicle CCC Climate Change Committee (a national, independent committee) CO2 Carbon dioxide CO2e…

… Buildings and New Buildings Poor energy efficiency in both domestic and non- domestic buildings results in the demand for excess heating. This causes unnecessarily high carbon emissions and energy costs. We will address this by progressing our work towards low-carbon district heat networks in our towns and supporting the implementation of renewable heat sources in rural areas, such as heat pumps

… as a factor. Priority Action Area 5 - Renewable Energy Generation Continuing to generate energy from renewable sources across the County is both sustainable and a driver for economic growth. We will continue to invest and support the increase of technologies where appropriate which use renewable energy such as solar, wind, water and geothermal heat, across a range of stakeholders which form our…

… to deliver a wide range of new projects over the next two years which are subject to successful funding applications. These include: A district heat network in Blyth, using heat from abandoned flooded mines Energy efficiency improvements to over 300 homes between February and September 2021 Installing up to 30 pavement chargers for Electric Vehicles in 7 locations across the county…

East Cambridgeshire District Council

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… North office building, in Littleport, aiming to generate at least half of the building’s electricity needs over a full year, and looking at all our other buildings to see if we can install more, elsewhere. • Use some of the recently launched £2m East Cambridgeshire Growth and Infrastructure Fund to help deliver natural environment projects across the district – watch this space…

… out a ‘carbon footprint’ which, in technical terms, is a measure of the greenhouse gases (GHGs)5 emitted into the atmosphere from sources in a specified area or by an organisation. It usually includes all relevant greenhouse gases, the most common of which is carbon dioxide (CO2). Emissions of other GHGs such as methane (CH4) or nitrous oxide (N2O), are measured in ‘carbon dioxide…

… Landfill Gas 4,280 Plant Biomass (eg straw burning plant) 250,837 All other possible sources (eg hydro, tidal) 0 Total 449,691 On a per household basis, the same BEIS data estimates that East Cambridgeshire has 35,183 households, which means an average of 12.78MWh of renewable electricity was produced per household in East Cambridgeshire in 2020. On the basis that a typical…

… by the organisation. 2 (Indirect) Emissions that are a consequence of the organisation’s operations, but occur from sources owned or controlled by another company Electricity (grid) Electricity used by an organisation at sites owned or controlled by them. 3 (Other Indirect) Emissions that are a consequence of the organisation’s operations, which occur at sources which they do not own or control Business…

… to include the following sources (‘in-scope’): Scope Activities typical to an office based organisation Identified Council emission sources 1 Stationary Production of electricity, heat or steam • Gas used in Council Offices e.g. The Grange • Gas used in buildings operated by the Council e.g. E-Space North Mobile Transportation of raw materials/waste • Travel in cars, vans and heavy…

Elmbridge Borough Council

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…- prove workplace environments. 23/24 and 24/25 13 40,000 Next condition survey pro- gramme 17* 5,074 7.9 AMPS 17 Heating Assessment – Community Cen- tres Plan for future replacement of gas fired boilers and review all options available, including air source/ground source heat pumps or other state of the art technologies at Community Centres in Phase 2 to reduce/eliminate…

… environment by optimising the office lighting situation. 23/24 29 100,000 Covered by exist- ing capi- tal pro- ject 7 11,319 8.8 AMPS 8 Heating Assessment – Civic Centre8 Plan for future replacement of gas fired boilers and review all options available, including air/ground source, electric, hydrogen etc. solu- tions with a view to upgrade the system to state of the art technologies…

… with the high capital cost of heat pump systems creates situations with estimated long simple paybacks. 12 Capital bid is due latest by 11/2022. Elmbridge Borough Council - Carbon Management and Reduction Plan 2020 – 2030 (V1.2) 6 Ref. Action Description When Est. carbon savings [tCO2e/ year] Est. cap- ital cost [£] Funding source Est. sav- ings [£/year] Est. sim- ple pay…

… Cooperation and Development Operational sites Civic Centre and our seven Centres for the Community Ref. Reference REGO Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin Scope 1 Covers direct emissions from owned or controlled sources. Scope 2 Covers indirect emissions from the generation of purchased electricity, steam, heating and cooling consumed by the reporting company. Scope 3 Includes all other

… Building Management Systems are computer-based systems used to monitor and control building services such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, fire alarms etc. Elmbridge Borough Council - Carbon Management and Reduction Plan 2020 – 2030 (V1.2) 4 Ref. Action Description When Est. carbon savings [tCO2e/ year] Est. cap- ital cost [£] Funding source Est. sav- ings…

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

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… also include district heating and cooling. Scope 3 – Other indirect GHG Emissions, where emissions are a consequence of the activities of the Council but occur from sources not owned or controlled by them. Scope 3 is a very wide category and includes all emissions sources not included in the other two scopes, such as the leisure centre operations, the transport emissions form the vehicles…

…’), from 2030. The following 6 scenarios were assessed: - 1. Central Scenario includes 5% estate rationalisation, 60% Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) and 40% LED lighting. The central scenario demonstrates the impact of a set of agreed actions and assumptions (i.e., such as an https://www.which.co.uk/news/2019/09/how-green-is-your-energy-tariff/ https…

… rationalisation includes 60% Heat Pumps, and 40% LED lighting. 3. Increased coverage of LED & ASHPs includes 80% ASHPs and 60% LED lighting and 5% estate rationalisation. 4. Electricity procurement through PPAꝉ and with increased coverage of LED & ASHPs as for scenario 3. 5. 40% estate rationalisation includes 60% Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) and 40% LED lighting. 6. Investment in Solar…

… operations? Over the next 10 years to achieve our aim of a carbon neutral target the plan recognises that the Council will need to consider: Council buildings: energy to heat and power our buildings is a major source of emissions. Our aim is to reduce energy usage in our buildings including by exploring rationalisation of our estate, increasing insulation where possible, swapping to more…

… efficient sources of heating and lighting, encouraging behaviour change and looking for opportunities to add renewable sources of energy such as solar PV. Corporate Energy: This refers to the energy purchased by the Council for its operations. We will reduce energy usage and move to using ‘clean’ energy to meet our remaining energy needs. Governance and Procurement: We will expect all our…

Broxtowe Borough Council

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… in the table below. Sector 2017 Sector Description Domestic 185.2 kt CO2e This is the heat and electricity usage from domestic dwellings in Broxtowe Borough including social housing Non- domestic 174.5 kt CO2e The usage from commercial, industrial, retail and public sector properties Transport 133.9 kt CO2e Carbon from all vehicles including cars, LGVs, motorcycles, buses and HGVs…

… ■ Redesign of the fleet replacement programme resulting in extending the life of vehicles ■ Redesign of refuse rounds resulting in reduction of fuel usage ■ Installation of combined heat and power units 3.2 Carbon Footprint Assessment 2018/19 In order to understand the progress made against the high level targets set in the Carbon Management Plan, the Council engaged the Carbon Trust again…

… This is the heat and electricity usage from domestic dwellings in Broxtowe Borough including social housing Non-domestic 174.5 kt CO2e The usage from commercial, industrial, retail and public sector properties Transport 133.9 kt CO2e Carbon from all vehicles including cars, LGVs, motorcycles, buses and HGVs The graph below provides a summary of the Borough of Broxtowe’s carbon emissions from 2005 to 2017…

… Borough Council CO2 Emissions bt Sector and Fuel 18 Broxtowe Borough Council Climate Change and Green Futures Programme reduction in the use of coal. Energy efficiency has also reduced overall demand for electricity and gas over the period by 20% and 30% respectively. However, efficiency in gas use has stalled in the last 5 years. Reductions in other sectors such as transport and heat have…

… communications programme. Capital Works Manager July 2020 Completed July 2020 Action 4 Determine and report on approaches that will further assist the Council’s building infrastructure reduce its carbon emission Head of Property / Capital Works Manager December 2020 Action 5 Leisure Centres (708t CO2e 2018/19): Replace the Combined heating and Power (CHP) system at Bramcote (already budgeted…

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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… of this service by an increase in EPC ratings in all types of properties. Our long-term action is to improve costs for currently expensive solutions like solid wall insulation and shared ground source heat pumps. Start Today In the meantime, Simple Energy Advice provides impartial and independent advice and you might find you are eligible for a home improvement grant. There are grants for both owned…

… by an air source heat pump. Through clever design, which makes sure the rooms get lots of warmth from the sun, the whole house is heated by only two electric radiators downstairs. You can read more about how they did it on the Green Buildings Store website. Resilient Buildings In the changing climate, we need to ensure our homes and businesses are protected. Floods that should be happening once…

… to have a much bigger impact. Many community groups in Calderdale are already leading the way on climate action; creating a sense of belonging, showing what’s possible and supporting each other to help ideas to grow. Low-Carbon Community Advice Hubs This document contains lots of sources of help and support for people looking to tackle the climate emergency. However, we recognise that the number…

… that buildings can be draughty and expensive to run. Every home in the borough needs to be warm, resilient and low carbon. This can only happen if we work hard – and quickly – to insulate thousands of homes by 2038 and move away from gas boilers to technology like heat pumps and district heating. Investment in home energy efficiency is urgent and has many benefits: affordable heating, job creation…

… Economy section how we plan to grow local business skills and capacity to deliver the work needed. This will involve working with colleges and local businesses to develop a new skilled workforce and supply chains, to both install and maintain new insulation, heating and ventilation systems, and introduce new construction techniques. There will be a role for projects commissioned by members…

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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… will help to show people what good climate action looks like 12 https://mailchi.mp/calderdale/zerocarbon https://new.calderdale.gov.uk/environment/sustainability/climate-action-plan https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/gnelrmkajb71tdcwve6q9/h?rlkey=t5lz6bn99891l5cta004jnqbs&dl=0 The West Yorkshire Mayor has a role too. Other regional bodies like…

…: Calderdale Interfaith COUNCIL Community groups are already a great source of advice and learning. Calderdale’s Interfaith Council held a climate emergency conference in 2021. Different faith communities explored why climate action is important for their faith. They also shared and learned from each other about the climate action they are taking. Mum and daughter leave the car at home to reduce…

… in hand. We will build on this momentum and develop ways to help people live sustainably, including what we eat and buy. We will develop better data and clarity on these indirect carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible to understand the impact of our choices, and how the systems around us influence them. The Outback Community Kitchen and Garden have a community beehive…

… with kindness and resilience. We learned we need to work urgently, be organised, and create momentum to reach our target of Net Zero by 2038. It will be here sooner than we think. Children playing with an interactive exhibition at Slow the Flow’s climate roadshow event at the Piece Hall THIS PLAN WAS PRODUCED IN CONSULTATION WITH And many others. 2 Calderdale Climate Action Plan CONTENTS…

… Advice Hubs ...................................................................................................17 Spreading the Word ......................................................................................................................... 19 Building Sustainable Lives ..............................................................................................................21…

Slough Borough Council

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… available. In 2018, the Slough area was responsible for emissions totalling 1,177 kilo tonnes (kt) carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). Carbon dioxide equivalent is a metric for emissions which includes the impact of multiple greenhouse gasses. Most emissions resulted from energy consumption in buildings & facilities (57.7%) and transport (30.8%). Other sources include emissions arising from…

…, sustainable construction, renewable energy sources, and behaviour change o Reducing emissions from transport by promoting sustainable transport, reducing car travel and traffic congestion, and encouraging behaviour change o Reducing consumption of resources, increasing recycling and reducing waste o Supporting council services, residents and businesses to adapt to the impacts of climate…

…, residents, and businesses to adapt to the impacts of climate change. This report was commissioned to provide a strategy and action plan detailing the steps needed for the borough to meet these ambitions. Slough’s greenhouse gas emissions We used GHG modelling tools to understand the scale of emissions in Slough, and their key sources. Our analysis was based on 2018 data, which was the most recent…

… industrial processes (10.9%) and waste management (0.7%). The natural environment, including the Slough’s trees and ecosystems, can absorb carbon from the atmosphere, and contribute to a net reduction in emissions (-0.2%). Understanding GHG emissions sources in this way is valuable in helping us to target emissions reduction actions. 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY AND ACTION…

… from gas heating systems o Low carbon and energy efficient cooking, lighting and appliances Transport o Travelling shorter distances o Driving less o Switching to electric vehicles o Improving freight emissions o Reducing aviation emissions Waste o Reducing the quantity of waste o Increasing the recycling rate SBC’s Wider Influence o Council behaviour change and influencing…

East Cambridgeshire District Council

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… of the organisation’s operations, but occur from sources owned or controlled by another company Electricity (grid) Electricity used by an organisation at sites owned or controlled by them. 3 (Other Indirect) Emissions that are a consequence of the organisation’s operations, which occur at sources which they do not own or control Business travel Travel for business purposes in assets not owned or directly…

… organisation Identified Council emission sources 1 Stationary Production of electricity, heat or steam • Gas used in Council Offices e.g. The Grange • Gas used in buildings operated by the Council e.g. E-Space North Mobile Transportation of raw materials/waste • Travel in cars, vans and heavy goods vehicles operated by the Council Fugitive Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) emissions during…

…/WBCSD, 2004) 19 Excluded Emissions In addition to those sources detailed above there are other areas which give rise to emissions that the Council feels should be included but for which, at this time, insufficient detail is held to enable them to be included. These all fall within the category of ‘scope 3’: Scope 3 • Waste production • Purchased materials • Employee commuting…

sources, for example invoices received by the Council, annual energy statements from utility providers and property services. Work continues to ensure that this data is robust and systems are in place to ensure ongoing timely and accurate collection of such data. Energy Type Source Data Quality/Estimation techniques Gas Energy invoices from different suppliers, meter readings. Where…

… Vehicles (of which, waste collection vehicles are the primary source) are far and away the leading cause of the Council’s emissions: around 75%. • Our two main buildings also cause a significant contribution, with The Grange (predominantly heating, electric use): 10%; and E Space North: 5%. • Vehicle business mileage, from staff and Members undertaking site visits or meetings etc (but does…

Suffolk County Council

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… electricity usage to help manage the increasing demands on the electricity grid. Other measures for homes include electric vehicle (EV) charging points and rooftop solar installations, linking into initiatives for transport and clean power. Energy efficiency measures can ease fuel poverty, contributing to a sustainable recovery. Goals Goal 1 – Transition to a fully decarbonised heat supply for homes…

… sectors – buildings, transport, industry, and power – need to reduce emissions to almost zero. In brief, this means that: 1 homes and other buildings need to become more energy efficient, so they need less energy to power them. And the supply of heat needs to be fully decarbonised, for example, by replacing gas boilers with heat pumps or low carbon heat networks. 2 transport needs to be decarbonised…

… Climate Emergency Plan OUR JOURNEY TO CARBON NEUTRALITY 11 Sector 2: Sustainable homes Homes accounted for over 25% of CO2 emissions in Suffolk in 2018. To achieve carbon neutrality in Suffolk, the homes sector will need to reduce its GHG emissions practically to zero. Changing how homes are heated is critical. However, two other goals are important: preparing for new technology; and reducing…

… incentives to increase the uptake of heat pumps in private owner-occupied homes in line with 2025 Future Homes and PAS 2035 standards. 5 Commission three feasibility studies to establish the techno-economic potential for low temperature or ambient loop heat networks in Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds and smaller urban areas if applicable. Figure 5: Sustainable homes – Goals and priority actions…

… Tracking progress The key indicators to track progress in tackling carbon emissions from our homes include: the number of heat pumps installed each year; the number of connections to low carbon heat networks in urban areas; proportion of heat demand met by low carbon heat; and average EPC ratings of homes in Suffolk. Carbon emissions reduction potential An assessment of the potential contribution…

London Borough of Sutton

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… for the borough, based on local geographical and geothermal opportunities. This means solar panels on buildings, heat pumps which take heat from the ground or air, or using local waste heat sources like the Energy Recovery Facility in Beddington. Waste heat is considered partially renewable,20 depending on the waste it is burning, and is lower carbon energy than coal or gas power stations. The Sutton…

… air quality is a priority and it’s one of the top three issues residents want the Council to tackle.1 Throughout the borough there are two key local air pollutants of concern. These are nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter. The dominant source of both pollutants is road traffic, but other significant sources include industrial and domestic heat and power generation, construction…

… 33 Asks of others 36 FOREWORD 2019 I am proud to present Sutton’s environment strategy that will take us forward for the next five years. Sutton has a well earned reputation for its green credentials but we want to go further by being London’s most sustainable borough. Everyone working, living and studying in Sutton has a part to play in protecting the environment in our borough. We had…

… or on foot. We’ll have more green spaces, connected to each other, protecting and enhancing nature and biodiversity. Our energy will be renewable and our homes will be warm in winter, cool in summer, and well insulated. We will reduce waste and create a circular economy, with options to reuse, repair or re-manufacture the things we buy. We will be able to withstand heat waves, droughts and flooding…

… and local sources of energy, helping to deliver boroughwide zero carbon emissions. Take action to tackle fuel poverty. TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE Retain Sustainable Food City status each year. Raise awareness of the climate emergency and the impacts of climate change on Sutton. CREATING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY Reduce waste and increase reuse and recycling from 50% year on year. Embed…

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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… standards which are compatible with homes being carbon net zero whilst balancing their affordability. We are also looking at several schemes for heating properties which use Air Source Heat Pumps, either for individual homes or to serve a group of homes, and again this will help to inform our future approach to providing heat. An evaluation on our workforce is needed to help our staff develop…

…/environment-street-care/climate-change/climate-action-network 22 | Corporate Climate Change Action Plan In Sandwell there are untapped resources which may be able to provide sources of heat to serve heat networks: • The canal network • Underground aquifers • Using ground-source heat pumpsHeat recovery from industrial processes • Flood…

…, e.g. heat pumps • using more efficient lighting • use energy efficient devices and machines • installing Solar PV • investing in Building Energy Management Systems • factoring energy use into considerations around assets and occupancy times In terms of the building’s occupants, this means we must change behaviour so that people: • only use the energy they need • recognise the need…

… forms of heating, e.g. heat pumps • using more efficient lighting • use energy efficient devices and machines 11 | Corporate Climate Change Action Plan • installing Solar PV • investing in Building Energy Management Systems • factoring energy use into considerations around assets and occupancy times In terms of the building’s occupants, this means we must change…

… low-carbon forms of heating, e.g. heat pumps • using energy efficient devices and machines • installing Solar PV In terms of the building’s occupants, this means we must change behaviour so that people: • only use the energy they need • recognise the need to conserve energy • develop good environmental practices, e.g. recycling waste What we need to do In line with the Committee…

Hertsmere Borough Council

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… Goal 2 Reduce reliance on fossil fuels and reduce emissions by increasing renewable energy capacity Action Mechanism 2.1 Transition to renewable energy by (define a timeline) Policy 2.2 Encourage the deployment of roof top solar collectors, ground source heat pumps and other technologies for renewable heating Scheme/Climate change communication strategy/ESCO/Cooperatives 2.3 Invest in separate…

… with compensatory improvements to the green belt Local Plan 2.11 Require onsite or offsite deployment of renewable energy for all new developments, in line with energy heirarchy Local Plan Corporate Actions Make the operations of the Council zero emissions Policy Procure electriciy and heat from renewable sources, short term Asset Management Install renewable energy generation technologies…

… such as photovoltaics and wind energy on Council owned assets to meet its needs, as appropriate Asset Management Install renewable heat technology such as solar collectors and heat pumps to heat council owned assetsAsset Management Implement separate food waste collection to use biomethane for heating Street Scene Goal 3 To reduce transport related emissions Action Mechanism 3.1 Encourage walking, cycling, car…

… from developments to meet any carbon shortfall from new development, to be used towards carbon offset projects Planning 5.15 Implement mandatory biodiversity net gain for all new developments Planning 5.16 Identifying areas for sustainable drainage, woodland and other biodiversity sites in the Local PlanPlanning 5.17 Install grey water recycling on new builds Planning 5.18 Encourage grass areas…

… grants/incentives/schemes linked to EPC ratings to improve insulation by providing support for double glazing doors and windows, loft, cavity wall and underfloor insulation, central heating systems and other such measures. Community services 1.4 Raise awareness and if possible, facilitate the roll out of smart meters Climate Change Communication Strategy 1.5 Identify fuel poor and vulnerable…

Maidstone Borough Council

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… carbon heating and cooling systems and using smart controls for heating and appliances to reduce the carbon emissions from them. Lower carbon heating systems include ground, air and water source heat pumps and low carbon district heating systems. These works could generate employment for suitably trained local people. A signifcant amount of energy is used to power and heat domestic and non…

… at the end of September 2020, should help to improve the energy efciency of existing homes. It will provide homeowners vouchers to cover 2 of the cost of works including insulation of walls, foors and roofs, installation of low carbon heating including heat pumps and solar hot water measures up to £5,000. Homeowners in receipt of certain benefts can receive a voucher for all of the costs of the works…

… panels on Lockmeadow Hall, our depot, the newer part of the museum and the crematorium. • Reducing energy use by installing heat pumps in the newer part of museum and LED lighting in many of our buildings and some car parks. • Reducing the mileage of our street cleansing vehicles by route optimisation. • Providing charging points for electric vehicles in six of our short stay car parks. We…

… are increasingly aware, concerned and demanding urgent action from their decision-makers to tackle human-caused global heating, degradation of natural habitats and catastrophic collapse of wildlife populations. Maidstone Borough Council has long understood the urgency of this crisis and published its ground-breaking ‘Climate Change’ overview and scrutiny report in 2003, containing 50 wide-ranging…

… bills and so are less likely to live in fuel poverty. The Future Homes Standard describes the new standards anticipated to be introduced by 2025 which would continue this trend and require low-carbon heating and excellent energy efciency. The energy efciency of many older homes has been improved by installing loft insulation, cavity wall insulation, double glazing and more efcient heating systems…

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