Energy Efficiency Strategy – November 2012
“We estimate that through socially cost-effective investment in energy efficiency we could be saving 196TWh in 2020, equivalent to 22 power stations6,7”.
– Edward Davey Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
The Energy Efficiency Deployment Office (EEDO) has been set up to drive a step change in energy efficiency.
The Energy Efficiency Strategy is designed to maximize the benefits of existing policy and to realize the wider energy potential across the UK economy. .. (EEDO)
Green Deal: energy saving for your home or business
1. Energy Conservation – Save energy.
Insulate homes better
Switching off equipments when not in use
Using Occupancy and day light sensors
Turning down thermostats or wash temperatures
Keeping heating, hot water and cooling pipes free from scale
(Every 0.32mm of scale in the pipes increases the energy usage by approximately 12 %)
2. Energy Efficiency – Improve energy efficiency
Raising public awareness
Use A-rated energy products
Low energy lighting /LED
District heating systems
3. Renewable, Sustainable Energy supplies