Energy efficiency

Energy management in Council buildings

Ogden Windfarm

Energy use in Council buildings is a major source of carbon dioxide (a green house gas effecting climate change) and is also a major expense with costs set to rise over the coming years. Calderdale Council's Environmental policy sets a challenging target to reduce our carbon dioxide emissions by 40% (compared to 2005 levels) by 2020. To reduce costs and carbon dioxide, the Council is undertaking:

Further information

Association for the Conservation of Energy|External link 
The association aims to encourage a national awareness of the need for and benefits of energy conservation, help to establish sensible and consistent national policies and programmes, and increase investment in energy saving measures.

Energy Saving Trust|External link
The Trust focuses on delivering practical energy conservation solutions for households, small firms and the road transport sector.

Centre for Sustainable Energy|External linkAn independent charity which aims to advance sustainable energy policy and practice. CSE seeks environmentally sound and affordable energy solutions that meet the needs of and engage with people and communities.

Last Updated: 01/09/2016