Case Studies

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ST WENN BIOMASS BOILER & UNDERFLOOR HEATING

  • Joint project between School & Church
  • Pellet costs covered by government renewable energy payments
  • Reduced energy costs to virtually zero
  • 60KW biomass boiler
  • Installed in one weekend
  • Provides heating and hot water
  • Underfloor heating also installed bringing warmth to congregation & helping to preserve the fabric of the building
  • Paid for by eco award grant to school and church fundraising

“We will now be able to give everyone a warm welcome. We are really excited to be able to offer the space to the school and community because we feel that’s what it’s all about. Being able to offer a useful amenity.”


 

NORTH PETHERWIN WIND TURBINE

  • Installed in January 2011
  • Reduced energy bills by 40%
  • Produced 2,090KWH of energy
  • Generated £778 of income since installation
  • Can be turned off via phone app if conditions are too windy
  • Installation fully funded through grants
  • Minimal upkeep costs
  • Contributed to ‘Zero Emissions Church’ target

ST AGNES METHODIST CHURCH

  • 30% reduction on electricity bills
  • Free electricity consumption during daylight hours
  • Benefit of considerable income from the Feed-in tariff, paid directly from the electricity company
  • 40 10KW output array panels
  • Funding from chapel funds and loan

“This is very much a win-win situation utilising a God given resource which is completely free.”


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