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Carbon Trust Green Business Fund SME workshops

Workshops for small businesses in England & Wales to learn more about the Green Business Fund, and how to identify opportunities to reduce energy costs

Event Details

  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017

  • Morning

  • Various locations across England & Wales
  • Small and medium sized businesses

  • Free

Green Business Fund workshop

The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is the 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 a capital contribution towards your energy saving equipment purchase.

The two-hour workshops are for small companies across England and Wales 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 £5,000 towards the cost of projects that comply with the requirements of the fund
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The content of the following workshops have been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

The current workshop programme is below  - more are being added each week.  Please click through for more details and to register your place.

 

 

Stockton-On-Tees

20 September 2017, 9:00 - 12:00

Fusion Hive, North Shore Road, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 2NB

 

Waterloo

28 September 2017, 10:00 - 13:00

St Andrew's Church, 19 Short Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8LJ

 

Sittingbourne

4 October 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

Holiday Inn Sittingbourne, 70 London Road, Sittingbourne ME10 1NT

 

Hull

18 October 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

Endeavour Learning & Skills Centre, Beverley Road, Hull HU3 1UR

 

Manchester

25 October 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

The Hough End Centre, Mauldeth Road West, Manchester M21 7SX

Launceston

31 October 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

The Business Space Launceston, Dunheved Road, Launceston PL15 9FB

 

Northamptonshire

1 November 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

Icon Innovation Centre, Eastern Way, Daventry N11 0QB

 

Truro

7 November 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

The Business Space Truro, City Road, Truro TR1 2JL

 

St Ives

14 November 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

Tregenna Castle, Trelyon Avenue, St Ives TR26 2DE

 

Blackpool

15 November 2017, 09:00 - 12:00

The Solaris Centre, New South Promenade, Blackpool FY4 1RW

 

Browse upcoming workshops on the map:

Map of workshops

Register your interest - request a workshop in your area

Don't see a location near you? Further workshops will be added by demand.  Register your interest in future workshops - email greenbusiness@carbontrust.com and let us know in what town/region you'd like to see a workshop.

 

Photos from recent workshops:

Green Business Fund workshop Bath

Businesses from our very first Green Business Fund workshop in Bath discuss ideas around energy management

Green Business Fund workshop in Loughborough

Olivia McGregor from the Carbon Trust and Councillor Eric Vardy of Charnwood Borough Council Councillor at our workshop in Loughborough with over 30 delegates in attendance

Green Business Fund workshop East Riding of Yorkshire

Companies from our East Riding of Yorkshire training workshop learning how to identify energy saving opportunities

Green Business Fund workshop Hampshire

SMEs in Havant, Hampshire learn new ways to reduce energy costs in their business

Green Business Fund workshop South Yorkshire

Danielle Taylor welcomes businesses to our South Yorkshire workshop

Green Business Fund workshop Southport

Carbon Trust expert Joseph Williams shares low cost energy saving opportunities with over 20 SMEs in Southport

 

Read more about the Carbon Trust Green Business Fund

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