Category: Energy efficiency

Camborne Parish Church

Revd Mike Firbank writes… At Camborne Parish Church we are trying to change behaviour/attitudes and change the way we heat/light etc our church buildings. Immediate Solutions… Old thermostats in our halls and church were replaced & turned down. Oil sheets were put behind radiators so that instead of heating external walls we reflected the heat …
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Bishop Cornish Education Centre, Saltash

The new education centre in the grounds of Bishop Cornish School, Saltash will provide music facilities, before and after school care, nursery provision and also provide facilities for community use, especially for music, education and charity work. A major objective in building the new unit was to reduce our carbon footprint and transport costs and …
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Technologies

Much of the following is taken from a guidance note prepared by the Exeter DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches). Many of the issues raised therefore relate primarily to church buildings, but the general information about the technologies is relevant to vicarages, schools and other church buildings. Energy efficiency As a general …
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