Carbon & Energy Management

Carbon and Energy are top priorities for all organisations and both cost money.  Larger users of energy may be covered under the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme and are required by law, to report on energy usage and implement reductions. Decarbonated are working with organisations on a number of levels to reduce both of these valuable and related resources.

Management strategies

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    Carbon Management / Reduction Strategies

  • Setting up a structure for managing and recording carbon emissions with a clear and realistic plan for making energy, carbon and cost savings.

    Energy Management Systems 

  • If energy is a significant part of your business or you are covered by the CRC scheme, then Decarbonated can help with the implementation of an Energy Management System.  There a variety of schemes and standards and Decarbonated can advise the best solution to suit your needs.  BS EN 16001: 2009 is recognised standard Energy Management Systems and follows a similar structure as other ISO standards.  Part of any management system will involve the use of utility monitoring and Decarbonated have experience of the selection and implementation of AMR and SMART meter systems.

Improvement strategies

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Areas that Decarbonated can review and propose action on are:

    Material Efficiency 

  • Reviewing organisations processes and materials can yield significant carbon and cost savings.  Analysing inputs into the product, service or organisation and assessing their environmental impact and providing better alternatives or ways to reduce consumption.  By reviewing the outputs Decarbonated can produce ways of reducing waste and increasing recycling.

    Energy Efficiency 

  • Reviewing usage of core utilities such as electricity, gas, water and fuel.  These resources are becoming increasingly expensive and are significant to all organisations.  Decarbonated will review where energy is being used and advise where reductions can be made. 

    Renewable energy generation feasibility 

  • Decarbonated can assist with reviewing and producing viable options for installing renewable energy or heat generation within your organisation.  Decarbonated have experience of different types of technology and can identify funding options including grants and loans and what income can be gained from the Feed in Tariffs and Renewable Heat Incentives.

Effective Carbon & Energy Management can deliver tangible business benefits

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