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Carbon Trust Green Business Fund SME workshops

The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is the brand new energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies in England, Wales and Scotland. It provides direct funded support through energy assessments, training workshops, equipment procurement support and up to £10,000 capital contribution towards your energy saving equipment purchase.

The two-hour workshops are for small companies across England to learn how to identify and implement opportunities to reduce energy costs within their business and how to access further services from the Green Business Fund. The workshop covers:

Understanding and reducing energy bills through behavioural and low cost measures
Introduction to energy efficiency and self-assessment
How to understand your energy usage and bills
How to implement approaches to energy management and behaviour change to achieve real savings
Focus on major areas of energy consumption in SMEs (heating, lighting, equipment, insulation)
Technical overview of the key areas of consumption
Outline of key energy reduction retrofit technologies
Access to funding and free one-to-one site audits
A brief overview of further support and advice available, including a capital contribution of up to £10,000 towards the cost of projects that comply with the requirements of the fund

is the brand new energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies in England, Wales and Scotland. It provides direct funded support through energy assessments, training workshops, equipment procurement support and up to £10,000 capital contribution towards your energy saving equipment purchase.

The two-hour workshops are for small companies across England to learn how to identify and implement opportunities to reduce energy costs within their business and how to access further services from the Green Business Fund.  The workshop covers:

  • Understanding and reducing energy bills through behavioural and low cost measures
    • Introduction to energy efficiency and self-assessment
    • How to understand your energy usage and bills
    • How to implement approaches to energy management and behaviour change to achieve real savings
  • Focus on major areas of energy consumption in SMEs (heating, lighting, equipment, insulation)
    • Technical overview of the key areas of consumption
    • Outline of key energy reduction retrofit technologies
  • Access to funding and free one-to-one site audits
    • A brief overview of further support and advice available, including a capital contribution of up to £10,000 towards the cost of projects that comply with the requirements of the fund

The Liverpool event will take place on 27 April 2017, 9.30am to 12.00 noon at the Cunard Building, Liverpool, L3 1DS

For more information go to: https://www.carbontrust.com/about-us/events/2017/03/green-business-fund-sme-workshops/

Local Growth Hub Liverpool City Region

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