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Vale of Glamorgan Council

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… renewable sources and has granted planning permission to a number of solar farms. • We have undertaken over 100 energy saving projects across council buildings including switching old inefficient lighting to LED lighting and the introduction of better energy controls. • We have begun switching heating from gas to electricity by installing a Ground Source Heat pump at Cadoxton House in Barry…

… and an Air Source Heat pump at BSC2 (the Engine Room) in Barry. These sites have seen significant improvements in energy consumption and there are plans for further installations. • We have installed Solar panels on 14 buildings with a combined capacity of 480 KW. All systems are sized appropriately to match demand at the buildings on which they are mounted. • 68% of the Council’s street lighting…

…. • The Council has been awarded an additional £1,050,000 from Welsh Government to support decarbonisation measures as part of the 21st Century Schools Programme. • We have installed photovoltaic panels (PV) on a number of school sites to increase use of renewable energy and also utilised Salix funding to implement a range of energy efficiency measures across schools in the Vale. • We have also…

… to address embodied carbon through natural materials and modern methods of construction. • Adopt a fabric first approach to achieve high thermal performance and install photovoltaic panels and/or air source heat pumps. • Improve school grounds biodiversity as a means of decarbonisation and map natural carbon sinks. • Focus on methods to further reduce in-use consumption; e.g. reducing…

… also want to influence and encourage others to reduce their emissions and to be part of Project Zero. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was set up by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to provide an objective source of scientific information on climate change. The IPCC is clear that climate change is real…

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