UK

Training volunteers to engage, enthuse and support local residents in practical action on climate change
Country: 
UK
Target Group: 
Municipalities / Local communities
Households / consumers

The aim of Energy Academy project is to recruit a force of 10-15 volunteers who are willing to be trained by the sustainable development charity, Action for Sustainable Living (AfSL), in engaging, enthusing and supporting local residents taking practical action on climate change. The volunteers will operate in the Greater Manchester borough of Trafford, and in doing so also refer people to the domestic energy efficiency services offered by the Greater Manchester ‘spoke’ of the national Energy Savings Trust Advice Centre (GM ESTAC) network.

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Status: August 2010

 
Free cavity-wall and loft insulation in the Borough of Kirklees
Country: 
UK
Target Group: 
Tenants
Owners of houses, buildings or apartments
Municipalities / Local communities
City/Region: 
Kirklees
Ημερομηνία: 
2007 - 2010
The project Warm Zone is currently being implemented in Kirklees, a local authority district in the north-east of England. Warm Zone is large and ambitious in its approach and scope: providing free cavity and loft insulation for all houses in Kirklees. Residents are informed about options to lower energy consumption, renewable energy production, air and water conservation measures.
Increase policy development and implimentation on Climate Change among local authorities
Country: 
UK
Target Group: 
Municipalities / Local communities
City/Region: 
Greater Manchester
Ημερομηνία: 
2005 - 2008
Manchester is my Planet’s aims are to deliver and facilitate the delivery of projects and processes that can move Manchester along the path to a low-carbon future, and help the UK to meet the Government target of reducing CO2 emissions. A second aim is to do this in a way that improves life quality, contributes to the social and economic prosperity of the city-region, and enhances Manchester’s image as a shining light of sustainable living and working.
Attract citizens to sign up to a Climate Change Pledge with information and marketing to encourage less carbon-intensive lifestyles
Country: 
UK
Target Group: 
Households / consumers
City/Region: 
Greater Manchester
Ημερομηνία: 
2005 - 2008
The Manchester is my Planet Pledge Campaign is an attitude and behaviour change programme that forms part of the wider Manchester is my Planet Climate Change Programme which has operated across the city-region of Greater Manchester since 2005. This programme evolved from the Manchester: Green Energy Revolution (M:GER) feasibility study which took place took place over 2004-2005.
Improve energy efficiency in existing buildings and practices of the Metropolitan Police Service
Country: 
UK
Target Group: 
Municipalities / Local communities
City/Region: 
London
Ημερομηνία: 
2008
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Energy Efficiency Programme is an initiative that aims to improve energy efficiency in relation to already existing MPS buildings and practices. The programme has roots that can be traced to 1991, although its current initiatives in respect of its involvement in London’s Building Energy Efficiency Programme (BEEP) programme from 2008 are the primary focus here. The wider context for this is that the MPS is committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 10 per cent by 2010 and 30 per cent by 2025.
Renovate a landmark building using solar panels
Country: 
UK
Target Group: 
Offices and SMEs
City/Region: 
Manchester
Ημερομηνία: 
2004 - 2006
The CIS Solar Tower project is a renewable energy initiative iin Manchester established by the Co-operative Financial Service (CFS) in 2004. The project aimed to resolve the damaged building structure of the tower. In cooperation with the organisation’s ethos and business strategy, it had decided to adopt the solar photovoltaic panels to resolve the problematic issue.
Quality: 
4
Importance: 
4
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