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North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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… to address as part of this transition include the following: - Energy efficiency The authority is clear that to reduce the demand for power and heat in buildings across all sectors, the energy efficiency of existing buildings must continue to improve. In terms of buildings under its direct influence and control, the authority has undertaken a range of measures such as replacing internal…

… lighting with LEDs, making changes to improve the efficiency of air handling units, replacement double glazing, and improvement to heating controls. The authority has undertaken a number of measures in its social housing stock to improve their energy efficiency. For example, cavity walls and loft s have been insulated as well as the replacement of boilers which are hydrogen ready. More work on energy

efficiency programmes is planned on the authority’s social housing stock. The authority is unable to undertake direct measures to make privately owned commercial properties more energy efficient, however are many opportunities to signpost businesses to advice and national government support. The action plan will consider further practical options to improve the energy efficiency of existing…

…, are particularly emissions intensive. The authority provides a range healthy balanced meal options in schools and operational buildings which includes non-meat options. In conjunction with the provision of food the Authority has adopted energy efficient kitchen technologies for cooking, dish washing, cooling, and freezing. Adaptation The council is clear that to meet its climate ambitions…

…, as opposed to 25% in 2010/11. Similarly to the borough’s carbon footprint, decarbonising heat and travel in council operations is a key strategic objection of this action plan. A total of 20,000 streetlights are being replaced as part of the authority’s work towards being carbon net zero by 2030. Over 10,000 lamps have already been swapped with modern energy-efficient LED…


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