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EiE's 50th OxFutures energy audit

The winter of 2017 / 2018 will be memorable for many. However, SMEs are getting to grips with their heating & energy management by taking advantage of free energy assessments as part of OxFutures. Audits help organisations shape Oxfordshire's low carbon economy through efficiency. Free audits are still available: visit the website or contact us.

1st March 2018


OxFutures funding to support SMEs

Oxford Brookes University and partners have now launched OxFutures with European Regional Development Funding to support energy efficiency and innovation in Oxfordshire SMEs. There will be a range of support over the three year project, include free energy audits for eligible organisations. To register or for more information please visit the website or contact us.

31st October 2017


Energy savings Enrich community buildings

EiE's final report for Enrich, a 5 year project supporting energy efficiency in Oxfordshire community buildings is now available.  The project was delivered in partnership with TOE2 and funded by the Patsy Wood Trust. The report shows 166 community buildings received support. 1,679 tonnes of CO2e were saved along with £358,000 in energy. See the full report here.

11th April 2017


Boost for Care Homes & Support Charities

Building on the success of its work within health care, EiE is hosting an energy event on 23rd March 2017 for care homes and charities who provide care and support.  The lunch meeting with leading hospices, care homes, and other charities, will include several talks on the latest solutions for organisations with diverse staff and facilities in order to overcome barriers to greater energy efficiency.  Please contact EiE's Energy Team to register or for further details.

16th January 2017


EiE Energy Sector Volunteers

EiE’s volunteer programme is designed to develop energy and carbon efficiency skills.  Our volunteers, who are often current and future Oxford Brookes University students, engage local organisations while improving their abilities. For more information on EiE's volunteer programme, please contact us.

30th September 2016


Secrets of Workplace Energy Efficiency

As part of Low Carbon Oxford Week, EiE and Oxford City Council present a breakfast event for organisations aiming to achieve best practice in energy management. Click here for more details and registration information.

24th May 2016


Community shop energy tips available

Energy is consumed in convenience and grocery stores in different ways than other retail organisations. EiE's guide for community shops covers a wide range of actions a shop can take to reduce wasted energy. The tips have been supported by TOE2 and Community First Oxfordshire and is available here.

10th May 2016


Care Home energy success

Facilities and estates managers from care homes across the UK attended an energy efficiency session hosted by EiE last week. Topics covered included best practice in measuring and monitoring, identifying savings opportunities, and examples of implementing sustainable solutions. Feedback from the lunch highlighted the need for continual improvement and including staff in goals towards greater efficiency.

19th April 2016


Support for UK Care Homes

EiE is hosting an event to help UK care homes save energy. Facilities managers face many challenges from an appropriate level of heating to financial pressures in the health care sector. The event will focus on prioritising areas for savings and ensuring staff skills move towards best practice. The lunch time event will be 31st March 2016. Please contact us for more information.

4 February 2016


New energy guide for community buildings published

A guide for assessing and improving energy efficiency in community buildings is now available. Written by EiE, the guide is aimed at those responsible for maintaining community buildings such as village halls and community centres. Topics covered include: insulation & draught proofing, heating, lighting, hot water, energy management, and renewables. The guide was developed with TOE2 and is freely available here.

9 December 2015


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