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Worcestershire County Council

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reduces energy consumption by 59% and significantly reduces maintenance costs. What have WCC achieved so far? Carbon emissions from energy use in street lighting have reduced by 56% since 2009/10, despite an increase in the number of streetlights. This decrease is due to: „ replacement of approximately 21% of luminaires with more energy efficient LEDs; „ the instigation of part-night switch…

… County Council - Net Zero Carbon Plan 20 Funding sources: 12 Salix - provides interest-free loans for the public sector to reduce energy costs through the installation of energy efficiency technologies. Paid back through the predicted savings on energy usage. 13 The County Council is running the Worcestershire Public-Sector Energy Efficiency Programme. This European Regional Development…

… of this trend. Changes in UK legislation mean that from April 2020 all property rented out by the council must meet minimum energy efficiency standards, (EPC rated ‘E’ or better). The council must ensure compliance with this legislation. Covid-19 has meant many council staff are currently working from home. The long-term implications of this on building occupancy and associated carbon emissions…

… of energy and other resources, then » use energy and other resources as efficiently as possible » use renewable energy » explore carbon capture and storage where appropriate » offset remaining carbon emissions as a last resort 3. Offset emissions where necessary, prioritising local approaches to carbon offsetting which lead to local environmental and/or social improvements; 4. Be flexible…

… centres. As property owner, landlord and lessee, WCC’s property management decisions have a significant impact on carbon emissions. Heating and powering WCC buildings is set to cost more than £1.2million next year. Energy prices have significantly increased in the last few years, and this trend is set to continue. Action taken to reduce building energy consumption will lessen the impact…

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