Resources for schools and businesses

Energy use and businesses

Cutting energy use reduces costs, boosts profit and provides funds for reinvestment within the business.  Advice is available from a wide range of organisations, including:

Energy use and schools

SEACS Toolkit

Curriculum-resources and energy management advice are available in the SEACS Project Toolkit, joint-funded by the EU and Devon County Council. There is, for example:

A number of resources available to help your school work effectively on energy conservation by raising awareness and taking appropriate, targeted action have been developed by Devon County Council through the SEACS project and are available for loan from the Devon Association for Renewable Energy.  These resources offer your pupils an excellent opportunity to develop their insight into renewable energy and energy efficiency. The materials are designed to be used in line with the national curriculum. Contact DARE to find out more.

The Carbon Trust has produced a free guide aimed at school premise or business managers. It contains an overview of opportunities to reduce energy costs in schools and provides links to more detailed technical information from the Carbon Trust.