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North West Leicestershire District Council

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… carbon. Zero emission technologies such as wind turbines, solar panels, heat pumps and electric cars can generate electricity, heat and provide transportation without any need for fossil fuels. They offer a plausible route to achieve net zero emissions of greenhouse gases. Air pollution is often also caused by the combustion of fossil fuels, however it is usually due to very small quantities…

… 9 Making Council buildings more energy efficient The Council’s offices have an ‘E’ energy rating (DEC) and emit 180 tonnes of carbon a year. A similar refurbished building with heat pumps and solar panels would be able to reduce this by approximately 80%. Recommendations for domestic buildings  Integrate measures towards full retrofit or demolition and rebuild…

… Carbon Roadmap Executive Summary 10 Decarbonisation of heat: the new priority Fossil fuels cannot be used for heating buildings if the UK or NWL are to achieve net zero carbon targets. Installation of gas boilers in North West Leicestershire should cease from 2020. Low carbon alternatives such as heat pumps should be installed in new and existing buildings…

…. Do you expect heat pumps to become the main solution for heating in the future? Source: Low Carbon Heat: heat pumps in London, a study for the Greater London Authority, Etude NWLDC Zero Carbon Roadmap Executive Summary 11 Decarbonisation of transport: Electrification Greenhouse gas emissions from the Council’s vehicle fleet, including refuse…

… efficiency (insulation, improved airtightness and better windows), better ventilation (MVHR wherever possible), retrofit heat pumps and install PVs Target high emission homes first (e.g. those using coal or oil). Undertake a pilot project/exemplar to establish costs and programme requirements for wider roll out. Transport 3y Use electric vans Start the process of replacing the Council’s 65…

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