Free en­ergy ef­fi­ciency event for busi­nesses

Loughborough Echo - - NEWS -

BUSI­NESSES in Charn­wood are be­ing en­cour­aged to sign up for a free event in Novem­ber to help them be­come more en­ergy ef­fi­cient.

Charn­wood Bor­ough Coun­cil is work­ing in part­ner­ship with The Car­bon Trust Busi­ness Fund, an en­ergy ef­fi­ciency sup­port ser­vice for small to medium sized com­pa­nies.

The free work­shop will help busi­ness own­ers un­der­stand and re­duce their en­ergy bills through be­havioural and low cost mea­sures and pro­vide in­for­ma­tion on how to ac­cess fund­ing.

Coun Eric Vardy, lead mem­ber for plan­ning, in­ward in­vest­ment and tourism strat­egy at the coun­cil, said: “This is a great op­por­tu­nity for our small and medium sized busi­nesses in Charn­wood to en­sure their com­pa­nies are as ef­fi­cient as pos­si­ble when it comes to their en­ergy use.

“The work­shop will help busi­nesses un­der­stand how to re­duce their en­ergy bills and look at the ma­jor ar­eas of en­ergy con­sump­tion in SMEs. Busi­nesses will also have the chance to find out how to ac­cess fund­ing and free one to one site au­dits.”

The Green Busi­ness Fund work­shop will take place at the Coun­cil Cham­ber in Lough­bor­ough Town Hall on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14, from 9am-noon.

For more in­for­ma­tion about the work­shop and to sign up, visit gbflough­bor­

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