As the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Phase 2 deadline approaches the Environmental Agency have named and shamed the companies who have been fined due to non-compliance. Fines shown on the report range from £1,500 to £45,000 and could have been easily avoided if sufficient planning and advice was sought from a Lead ESOS Assessor prior to the Phase 1 deadline.
Pipes, gas lines and electrical cables that enter your property often have gaps around them that have been haphazardly filled with some kind of caulk. But the caulk eventually cracks, peels and falls off. These gaps let in outside air, plus they are ideal entry points for mice and insects. Seal gaps with expanding foam. For water pipes under the sink, unscrew and pull back the escutcheon ring, then caulk around the pipe. The ring is just decorative, you'll be surprised how big a hole there is behind.
Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services has achieved the prestigious Order of Distinction, following 15 consecutive Gold’s, in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The Briggs & Forrester Group has also been awarded a RoSPA Gold Medal Award, following 7 consecutive Gold’s.
Briggs & Forrester Group have received certification from Exova BM TRADA who have approved the ISO 14001:2015 Management System operated by the Group.
As we approach autumn and the nights are drawing in, make the most out of the sun during the day. Leaving the curtains or blinds open to allow the sun to heat up your rooms. You could save 10% on heating costs, but remember to close them back up at night!
There are several alternatives to traditional air conditioning units which can be viable options for your business.
A very successful start to the week for LEC, we are delighted to announce that we have achieved Silver status from the Supply Chain School.
The Silver recognition status means LEC are committed to ensuring that the organisation has the highest level of knowledge relating to sustainability and a full understanding of our clients and potential clients ongoing requirements.
LEC have reached the finals in the ‘National Energy Consultancy of the Year’ category at the National Energy Efficiency Awards 2018, this is following their success in the regional awards earlier this year.
The aim of the Energy Efficiency Awards is to provide public recognition for the excellent work the Energy Efficiency sector is doing in implementing energy efficiency schemes, and help to encourage best practice within the Energy Industry.
There are many ways in which you can make small changes that result in noticeable savings on your energy bill.