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London Borough of Islington

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… lighting: Light Emitting Diode. A more energy efficient form of lighting when compared to standard bulbs. They do not get as hot and release more of their energy as light. Low Carbon Energy: Any energy source that does not produce a high amount of carbon dioxide emissions, preferentially producing none at all. MEES: Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard. Regulations that require a minimum energy…

… efficiency in domestic private rented buildings. Net Zero Carbon: The aim of having no carbon dioxide emissions produced, and if any are produced, that they are offset by carbon capturing processes. PPM: Pre-payment meters, a pay-as-you- go system for energy supply. The resident pays for energy before they use it, usually by adding money to a key or a smart card which is then inserted…

…: • Achieving a 42% reduction in borough- wide carbon emissions between 2005 and 2018, meaning we met our 2020 target of a 40% reduction ahead of schedule despite a 30% increase in our population over the corresponding period. • Launching the Bunhill Heat & Power Network, connecting Phase 1 (serving 600 homes, two leisure centres and four office blocks) and completed a Phase 2 expansion, adding…

… of 42% since 2005. The annual carbon emissions from buildings and fleet over which the council has direct control amounted to around 27,000 tonnes in 2018/19. However, despite the council’s own carbon footprint being just under 4% of the borough total, we believe that the council is in a strong position to influence carbon reduction in the borough, using a range of techniques, measures…

… away from gas where possible. In doing so we will work with borough partners such as schools and colleges, universities and the NHS to support them to reduce carbon emissions from their estates. 2. Transport Reduce emissions in the borough from transport: We will reduce vehicular emissions by encouraging walking, cycling and public transportation. By working collaboratively, we will explore…

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