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Darlington Borough Council

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… to upgrade all street lighting to LED and replacing lit bollards with non-illuminated reflective bollards. This work has improved energy efficiency, reduced carbon consumption and significantly reduced maintenance costs. (b) Ongoing work to improve energy management in Council buildings. 10kWh PV has been installed on the Town Hall roof and CHP is in place in the Dolphin Centre. (c) Energy

…. Emissions from our built estate makes up almost 75% of our emissions. Tackling this is critical to us achieving our target. 55. Potential Actions (a) An Energy Efficiency Programme is developed and rolled out across our estate with priority and urgency in the first 3 years of this plan. This will include methods of capturing waste heat from energy use in our buildings. (b) Hybrid heat pumps…

…. and we should ensure that we identify and account for these additional gains. (a) Reduce our overall energy consumption The most effective and simplest action to reduce our carbon emissions is to reduce our energy consumption. Not only will this save us carbon, but also generate revenue savings from a reduction in our energy bills. There are three ways we can achieve this: (i) Increase…

… the efficiency of our estate (ii) Proactively manage our buildings to reduce energy demand (iii) Train staff to be carbon literate so they change their behaviours. (b) Reduce our demand for fossil fuel-based energy (i) Move away from gas heating Decarbonising heating will be one of the key challenges we have to overcome to meet our net carbon zero target. Conversion of the existing gas network…

…) Allotments. (l) Car Parks. (m) CCTV. (n) Leased buildings where we retain responsibility for bill management and payment. 24. We will be reporting our electricity (scope 2) emissions using both location- based and market-based reporting as is considered good practice. (a) A location-based method reflects the average emissions intensity of grids on which energy consumption occurs (using…


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