Category: Church

Zero carbon St Michael & All Angels, Withington

St Michaels and All Angels, Withington in Gloucestershire, aims to be the First Zero Carbon Church in the country Headline Proposals from the Zero Carbon Consultation presentation (pdf) Reduce energy demand (floodlight timing, switching off) – 13% elec saving Efficient use of energy (low energy internal lighting) – 24% elec saving Replace old oil boiler …
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PVs at St John’s, Wimborne

The panels were installed in July 2012. Feed In Tariffs earned by March 2014 were £1055.14 against expenditure of just under £8,000, so after 19 months (including 2 winters) have recovered over 13%. Hence payback is probably 8-10 years at current prices and excluding the benefit of the ‘free’ electricity. But in reality full payback …
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Church buildings

This page includes information on: The steps to take in shrinking your building’s energy consumption and carbon footprint. Energy projects in church buildings. Commissioning an energy study of the opportunities in your building. The SW Dioceses’ scheme providing loans for renewables. Being concerned about energy consumption is wise financial and environmental stewardship: Energy consumption for …
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