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Energy Saving

Energy Saving

Information on energy saving at Broxtowe Borough Council and in the home.

Broxtowe Borough Council is committed to reducing the carbon footprint within the borough and preserving and reducing our impact on the environment for future generations. This commitment also contributes towards national targets of reducing carbon dioxide emissions and reducing the effects of climate change.

The Council needs to review its Carbon Management and Travel Plan covering its own operations but actions take place yearly to reduce impacts on the environment. Broxtowe Borough Partnership, Environment Task group help deliver a wider community yearly action plan to reduce carbon and energy use. If you want more information contact the Energy and Sustainability Officers - details on this page.

Investors in the EnvironmentGreen Award 2016 symbol

Broxtowe Borough Council recently received a 'Green' accreditation from 'Investors In the Environment' (Opens in a New Window) which supports the council's ethos and environmental management plan. The plan involves a step-by-step approach to setting achievable targets to enable continual improvement and further carbon reductions, aiming for 2% annually. As part of the process to gain the award the Council adopted an environmental policy. 

Climate Change

Everybody's Talking About Climate Change so find out more about Climate Change online (Opens in a New Window) and do your bit.  

Home Energy Conservation Act

The Home Energy Conservation Act requires Broxtowe Borough Council to prepare a report setting out the energy conservation measures that the authority considers practicable and likely to result in the improvement of the energy efficiency of residential accommodation in its area. The report is available to download on this page. This is a legal requirement under the Climate Change Act 2008 and is a starting point for action by central and local government to improve the energy efficiency of residential accommodation across the country and reduce fuel poverty. Broxtowe Borough Council is required to update this report every 2 years. The 2017 report is to be added shortly.

Energy & Sustainability
tel: 0115 917 3742