For more than 100 years Thorntons have been lovingly crafting delicious chocolates, special toffee and fabulous fudge from their factory in Derbyshire. Using the finest cocoa beans they create divine milk, white and dark chocolate collections which are delivered across the UK.
Gospel Oak Primary School provides education for approximately 460 children. The school volunteered to be part of the pilot Collaborative Low Carbon School Service as they recognised they have very high energy bills and they wanted to become more energy efficient and do more to help children learn about environmental issues, and practical ways of being more environmentally friendly to fit in with their eco school ethos.
New End Primary School is a happy and diverse school that seeks to promote high academic achievement for all its children while ensuring that they are well rounded, well adjusted individuals. Learning is an ongoing process that starts from birth, and it is the role of the school to provide every opportunity to develop the potential of your child.
Westbrook is a Short Break and Resource Centre for young people with disabilities funded by the London Borough of Hounslow and is registered with OfSTED.
Energy efficiency in schools can be achieved through conservation and technology. Catering and food equipment are a major energy consumption area. Most school budgets go on purchasing new expensive energy efficient refrigeration equipment, but does this always reduce costs. The alternative solution is to retro fit SavaWatt motor energy controls to the existing equipment. In most cases this is a cheaper option that gives greater savings.
Triangle Resource Centre is a drop-in services for adults with a learning disability. A place to meet new friends, learn new skills and receive the help, advice and support needed to live your lives more independently.
Whipsnade Zoo is a located at Whipsnade, owned by the ZSL, a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. As well as extensive conservation field programmes and endangered species breeding work, ZSL is also working hard to improve the way they manage our Zoo sites to reduce negative environmental impacts and enhance ecological and social benefits.
The Gleneagles Hotel is a magnificent ‘French chateau’ set amid gently rolling hills in the heart of Scotland. Established in 1924, the hotel was soon acclaimed ‘the palace in the glens’ and continues to attract those in search of rest, relaxation and exhilaration.
The best way to save on the running costs is to reduce the consumption on the ac motor inside the fridge/freezer. SavaWatt produces energy saving motor controllers called SavaControls for retrofitting to refrigeration. SavaControls are the only Patented fixed speed motor controllers specially designed to reduce the electrical consumption of refrigeration and air conditioning compressors.
Wycombe is a local government district in Buckinghamshire in south-central England. Its council is based in the town of High Wycombe. The air conditioning was identified as a major overhead in energy and running costs. SavaControls were chosen as they give substantial savings in electricity bills, without replacing the existing equipment and reduce the onsite CO2.