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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

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… justification for failing to act. • The Welsh Government have issued renewable energy targets and carbon budgets in order to meet their ambition for Wales to be carbon neutral by 2030. Both of these could result in new legislation which will specifically target the public sector and increase both funding and resource requirements. • It is likely that Welsh Government will require public bodies…

…, asset management planning, replacement and upgrading of the building stock and appropriate renewable energy schemes. • It is proposed that technical projects are funded via Salix Finance. Salix Finance provides interest free government funding to the public sector to improve their energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills. • An ongoing programme of culture change…

… other buildings of a similar type. 2.4 Strategic Themes • This Plan focusses on CO2 emissions from the Authority’s and Leisure Trust’s buildings (energy and water), streetlighting, fleet and business travel. • A range of cost effective measures will require implementation such as improving operational management through staff engagement, technical energy (water) efficiency projects…

… to reduce energy use, costs and carbon emissions in a building or on a site.The full co- operation of designated building managers and users will be required during these audits. 26 | P a g e 4.3 Buildings Energy (and water) used in the Authority’s buildings accounts for approximately 80% of the carbon emissions and 71% of the costs covered by the scope of this plan. The Carbon Trust…

… have usefully categorised potential carbon reduction opportunities within buildings and provides an indication of the likely percentage reductions for each as shown in Fig. 4.2 below. Fig. 4.2 Categorisation of Reduction Opportunities in Buildings This diagram also ranks opportunities by cost effectiveness with the most cost effective being “good housekeeping” through to “renewables


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