SOLAR PV AND AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS APPROVED
THE MEDIA CENTRE, BARNSLEY.
Local Authority Decarbonisation Projects for Amersco ongoing in various locations across the United Kingdom as part of the nationwide response to global warming.
Following the declaration of a climate emergency En-Plan have been working with Ameresco to assist Local Authorities in de-carbonisation programmes throughout the United Kingdom. Tackling climate change is one of the world’s biggest challenges facing the world at present and we are proud to be playing our part. The next decade will be critical for protecting our environment, enhancing biodiversity, and ensuring that we create sustainable, resilient places and communities in all parts of the planet.
Central Government has decided that now is the time to strengthen the role of regional and local government in delivering international and national climate ambitions. Councils want to work as partners with Government to tackle climate change. They are integral to transitioning our places and empowering our communities and businesses to a net zero future and are well-placed to deliver transformative local action. This is through their many powers and responsibilities in housing, planning, transport, procurement and as convenors of local partners and residents. Local Authorities are beginning this process with their own estate of buildings to ensure they are using sustainable methods of energy generation wherever possible.
If we are to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and meet the UK’s net zero target by 2050, decarbonisation must happen in every place across the country and this will require local leadership.
One area where the Government is sadly lacking is energy efficiency. Whilst a huge effort has been made to decarbonise the electricity supply – with some considerable success – and good progress is being made on transport, there has been a much lower focus on energy efficiency of buildings. This is now starting to stand out as one of the key areas that has to be urgently addressed.
The problem in the UK is decades of poor building practices, which have resulted in virtually no building stock that will comply with the Climate Change Act 2008 targets. What En-Plan and Ameresco are doing is assisting local authorities in retro fitting sustainable methods of energy generation to civic buildings in order to reduce the carbon footprint and achieve the net zero figure by 2050.
If you would like to find out more about how our Planning Consultancy and Architectural Design Services can work in perfect sync to achieve a successful outcome in the planning system please CONTACT US and we will be only too happy to talk through any questions or development proposals you may have.
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Please refer to our dedicated Building Regulations page for more examples of success in this field.
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