This is a broad basic introduction to practical energy and cost saving for town and parish councils or community groups who own or manage community buildings and land.

  • Energy saving and carbon reduction is not just for others but involves everyone
  • Each step taken no matter how small is a step towards carbon reduction and reducing climate change


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Getting the community involved

Bright ideas – energy efficient lighting

Green community buildings

Insulation, insulation, insulation

Treat your hot water tank - give it a jacket

Look after your kitchen

Look for the logo

Make the switch

Radiant radiators

Boilers - if it isn’t broken, it still might need fixing

Windows of opportunity

Land, trees and hanging baskets


This is a practical guide appropriate professional advice should always be sought before any work is started.


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