Education

Energy efficiency programmes can help to cut energy bills and carbon footprints of schools, polytechnics and universities. Improving your building’s lighting, heating and cooling will create a healthier and more comfortable environment in which to teach and learn.

Technologies

Find energy efficiency advice that’s relevant to other technologies and equipment you use:
Education lighting
Wood energy
Solar energy

Action sheets for schools

Our action sheets will help your school to identify energy efficiency improvements for:

equipment and appliances [PDF 267KB]
heating and cooling [PDF 104KB]
lighting [PDF 117KB]
new building projects [PDF 111KB]
renewable energy [PDF 127KB]
water heating [PDF 100KB]

Develop an energy plan

An energy management programme will help your organisation to get the most benefit from energy efficiency opportunities. Having an energy programme encourages your organisation to continue to use energy wisely and to make energy efficient thinking a part of your culture.
Develop an energy plan

Funding and support

Support for large energy users

For businesses spending more than $2 million per year on energy, or those with the ability to influence energy use across a sector, committing to a long-term plan is one of the most effective ways to make energy efficiency savings.
Support for large energy users

Energy management plan

Our energy management support can help you to make saving energy a part of your business. Companies with energy management strategies generally save much more energy than those without because they continually review and manage energy use across a whole organisation.
Energy management plan

Energy audits

If you want your business to make better use of energy, our energy audits is an invaluable tool. An energy audit evaluates how energy is being used and identifies the energy and cost saving opportunities.

Energy audits

Commercial building design advice

We help you to get expert advice on designing and constructing energy efficient commercial buildings.
Commercial building design advice

Crown loans

Universities, polytechnics, public and integrated schools can apply for loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects that provide good examples for other organisations to follow.

Crown loans

Feasibility studies and business cases

We offer funding to help businesses find out the costs and technical aspects of an energy efficiency or renewable energy project before deciding whether to go ahead or not.

Feasibility studies and business cases