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Cutting Energy Costs: A Best Practice Workshop for SMEs (Newcastle)

Event Details

  • Thu, 12 Sep 2019

  • 9:45 am - 12:30 pm

  • Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge St W, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX
  • Small and medium sized businesses

  • Free


Date: Thursday 12 September 2019, 9:45am - 12:30pm, including a buffet lunch


  • Registration - 9:45am - 10:00am
  • Workshop - 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Q&A and buffet lunch - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Location: Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge St W, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX

**Please note: The Newcastle City Library is not open to the public until 10:00am but access will be provided via the Library’s staff entrance on John Dobson Street. This is just around the corner from the main Library entrance on High Bridge Street. A member of the Library team will be there to let you into the building.

The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is the energy efficiency support service for small and medium-sized companies in England, Scotland and Wales. 

This workshop will help small companies across Great Britain 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. It will be presented by an expert from the Carbon Trust.

The workshop covers:

  • Understanding and reducing energy bills through behavioural and low cost measures  
    • Introduction to energy management
    • How to understand your energy usage 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
  • Presentation by Newcastle City Council's Business Energy Saving Team

    • A brief overview of further support and advice available


This workshop will be hosted by the Federation of Small Businesses.

Register for your free place

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