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Last OxFutures energy assessments!

The OxFutures programme in partnership with the Low Carbon hub and others is still offering fully funded energy assessments to eligible Oxfordshire area SMEs. If your organisation is interested please email us soon!


14th January 2019

Top Energy Tips for Primary Schools

Primary schools can save energy by ensuring heating times match occupancy and keeping radiators free of obstructions. These are just two findings as EiE with support from Low Carbon Hub support Oxfordshire Primary Schools in connection with the Less CO2 programme.


30th November 2018


Local Authority reducing single use plastics

Working with a local authority, EiE is addressing single use plastics as well as overall plastic waste reduction. Organisations can reduce plastic by reviewing duration of use and seeking alternatives, in some cases completely eliminating the problem.


8th October 2018


Energy efficiency is part of REMOURBAN

The REMOURBAN is an EU funded Smart Cities project investigating sustainable urban regeneration in Nottingham and four other European cities. Find out about energy efficiency in Nottingham here. For more information on REMOURBAN see the website.


5th September 2018


EiE's is 20 years old!

EiE’s website to help UK organisations take practical solutions that reduce their environmental impacts was launched 20 years ago by staff at Oxford Brookes University. EiE’s energy, water, and waste support has been made possible over the last two decades by its project partners and several Charitable Trusts, most recently the Patsy Wood Trust.


1st August 2018


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


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