One of our many success stories when reducing the energy costs and CO2 output of a client involved the Peasley Cross Hospital which is a part of the Five Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, a specialist mental health and learning disabilities unit catering for both the needs of in-patients and outpatients alike. Peasley Cross Hospital is a relatively small site with a maximum day demand of approximately 110kW falling to approximately 60kW at night.

With the facility being a 24 hour operation the energy required to sustain the hospital is huge and with rising energy costs the need to reduce energy usage was of great importance.  The annual consumption at Peasley Cross Hospital was 499,968kWh at an annual cost of approximately £36,074. The implementation of  an effective and tailored Voltage Optimisation strategy utilising the Watford Powersaver has now reduced this to 414,973kWh a saving of 84,995kWh, a consequential reduction in emissions of 46,237kg of CO² (45.5t CO²) calculated at 0.544kg CO²/kWh. The cost savings of £6,133 pa will give a return on investment within less than just 36 months.

After we had implemented an effective Voltage Optimisation strategy their energy usage dropped by a whopping 17%. Obviously a bi-product of this was a greatly reduced energy bill at the end of the year. With the facility being a health related organisation it was very important that it was seen to be being proactive in reducing carbon emissions. Being able to also reduce the facilities energy costs is an added bonus. To read the full story, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1BPk7Hv

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It was standing room only at Tower 42 for the recent  ‘Reducing energy Consumption, Cost and CO2’ presentation hosted by our very own Mark Massetti.  Mark went on to deliver an extremely well received and highly informative presentation which was followed by an extensive question and answer session on voltage optimisation and carbon management.

Over the coming months we’ll be releasing highlights from some of the topics presented by Mark at the CIBSE, so press the YouTube subscribe button now in the link below  to make sure you gain valuable insights into exactly how voltage optimisation can be best applied to improve your business, increase brand awareness and trust, save energy costs and reduce CO2 emissions.

Carbon Management Services have been winning some impressive new contracts and we managed to catch up with Mark after the presentation, so let’s hear his news on the latest successes stories of Carbon Management Services: http://bit.ly/1Je0gyL

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A Dutch court has ordered its government to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by 2020, in a case that environmentalists hope will set a benchmark for other countries in a similar situation.

The case was brought forward on behalf of 900 Dutch citizens. A spokesman from Greenpeace called it a “landmark case”. With similar cases being brought forward in Belgium and the Philippines, could the UK Government see itself in court in a similar case?

The court ruled that at its present rate the Netherlands would reach a reduction in carbon emissions of only 17% by 2020, which is significantly less than other countries. It was ruled that the Netherlands had a duty of care to its citizens and to the environment.

Coal and gas provide much of the Netherlands’ energy requirements, with the country lagging far behind neighbours Denmark and Germany in its use of renewables.

Other governments who are dragging their feet when it comes to CO2 reduction will be closely monitoring the case and any potential appeal.

The Dutch government could appeal to a higher court and it is not yet clear how the ruling will be enforced. The European Union recently set a target of reducing emissions by 40% by 2030. To read the full article follow the link: http://bit.ly/1JiqCVK

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The UK energy capacity crunch is a very real threat to all major energy users. So what can companies do to help, and how can voltage optimisation help.\r\n\r\nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GDkSCZ5IH0

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We met up with City property consultant – Sarah Hodge at our recent CIBSE event to discuss her views on how voltage optimisation can ad value to brands.\r\n\r\nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-W1OLdxScg

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Our latest voltage optimisation news from Mark Massetti for Summer 2015.\r\n\r\nhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_ZfNdqHXF8

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Hotels are notorious for requiring lots of energy to function 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Heating rooms, air conditioning, mini bars, leisure facilities and catering all equate to massive energy consumption, reducing hotels’ profit margin and increasing carbon emissions.\r\n\r\nOne such hotel is The Norton Park Hotel, Winchester. With its 175 rooms, this prestigious hotel’s energy consumption was huge, and so in turn was its carbon emissions output.   Norton Park Hotel belongs to the QHotel chain and after lengthy research they chose Carbon Management Services to provide their Voltage Optimisation needs.\r\n\r\nPrior to installation, we carried out a full 3 phase survey to ensure we could recommend the correct services for The Norton Park Hotel. Once installed, our Voltage Optimisation system was responsible for a 9% optimisation, and with it a reduction in C02 emissions of 76 tonnes. Together these accounted for savings in energy costs of £8,500 per annum.\r\n\r\nIn 2011 QHotels won the “AA Eco Hotel Group of The Year”, an award which reflected the forward thinking philosophy of the business, especially regarding the reduction in its energy consumption and carbon emissions.\r\n\r\nTo read more on this case study and other examples of having an effective Voltage Optimisation strategy visit our site at http://bit.ly/1B6xlPq

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A recent survey has highlighted that the manufacturing industry is using 14.2% more energy than is needed. This combined with the fact that energy usage in the manufacturing industry has already risen three times faster than overall energy usage in the last 40 years, and in fact is responsible for over a quarter of industrial energy consumption. The cost of the energy units has also significantly risen, meaning further energy costs for the business; so the need to address this is growing daily.\r\n\r\nThe installation of an efficient carbon reduction strategy would reduce running costs and also CO2 emissions.  These untapped savings could well be into the hundreds of thousands of pounds for some businesses.\r\n\r\nHighlighted in our virtual city Carbonville are client cases and examples of the savings and CO2 reductions we have produced. To view these examples and more visit here: http://bit.ly/1FcptaK\r\n\r\nInstalling Voltage Optimisation units would have an instant impact in energy consumption. Carbon Management Services can develop a unique strategy for each business no matter what the industry is.\r\n\r\nTo read the full article visit http://bit.ly/1LfaDIi\r\n\r\n

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Hotels are notorious for requiring lots of energy to function 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Heating rooms, air conditioning, mini bars, leisure facilities and catering requirements all equate to a huge amount of energy consumption which all comes out of the hotels profit margin, not to mention the carbon emissions being high too.\r\n\r\nOne such hotel is The Norton Park Hotel, Winchester. With 175 rooms and set on a 54 acre estate this prestigious hotels energy consumption was huge and in turn so was its carbon emissions output.\r\n\r\nAfter some lengthy research QHotels which the Norton Park Hotel is part of the chain chose Carbon Management Services to provide their Voltage Optimisation needs. Prior to installation we carried out a full 3 phase survey to ensure we could recommend the correct services for the Park Hotel.\r\n\r\nOnce installed our Voltage Optimisation system was responsible for a 9% optimisation reduction, we also managed to reduce C02 emissions by 76 tonnes. All these accounted for saving The Norton Park Hotel £8,500 per annum on energy costs.\r\n\r\nIn 2011 QHotels won the “AA Eco Hotel Group Of The Year” award which shows the forward thinking philosophy  of the business especially when it comes to reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions.\r\n\r\nTo read more on this case study and other examples of having an effective Voltage Optimisation  strategy visit our site  http://bit.ly/1B6xlPq

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An effective and professional carbon management strategy should be high on any business’s list of ways to progress the company. A growing number of businesses are realising just how important carbon management is on a number of fronts. So, what would effective carbon management bring in terms of benefits?\r\n\r\nThe Environment:\r\n\r\nIt goes without saying, that by reducing your company’s carbon emissions you will be helping the environment. With more and more emphasis on what damage C02 is doing to the world, it can only be a good thing to know that you are making an effort to reduce these emissions. A company or brand that clearly shows how much effort it is making to reduce its C02 emissions will be looked upon more favourably than a company that is not.\r\n\r\nSavings:\r\n\r\nThe offset of a reduced carbon emission strategy is that you use less fuel; less fuel means lower electricity bills, which in turn mean savings! Some of our clients have reduced their bills by 18% saving them hundreds of thousands in fuel costs. Combine this with the lower taxes levied against your carbon emissions, and having an effective strategy to reduce your C02; that makes even more sense.  No matter what industry you are in, Voltage Optimisation can save you thousands. To see real life examples of how much we have saved many of our clients, visit “Carbonville”: http://bit.ly/1FcptaK  – our fantastic interactive city, with showcases of the savings made for some of our clients from hotels and retail outlets to educational facilities.\r\n\r\nGovernment Approval:\r\n\r\nOne reason to reduce your carbon emissions is that your business needs to work within Government legislation, see here: http://bit.ly/1JWKNXW.   Targets have been set, to which all UK businesses must comply, reducing their C02 emissions by 31% no later than 2025. Failure to incorporate an efficient strategy could harm your business, resulting in heavier taxes and even fines.\r\n\r\nSome of our clients have seen a return of investment in only 12 months; combine this with improving your brand and image, and you can see why Carbon Management Services should be the next move forward for your business. Visit us today to see how we can help you reduce carbon emissions and save thousands in electricity fuel costs. http://bit.ly/1FcptaK

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