Make the most of support available for Lancashire SMEs Mark Nelson, Business Engagement Officer, MaCaW Project, University of Central Lancashire According to the Carbon Trust, 67 per cent of consumers support the demand for “green” products and there is a wealth of free support available to SMEs across the county. As businesses grow and enter new supply chains, it is becoming a common requirement to demonstrate the commitment to reducing carbon footprints. For many businesses, this is a daunting task. However, there are plenty of simple ways that businesses can address this, with additional benefits including significant cost [...]
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Cut energy bills and emissions by plugging into low-carbon project The MaCaW Team produced an article for Lancashire Business View in April 2019 to showcase the superb offer available to Lancashire SMEs. Below is the article and we again thank the LBV team for producing this for us! Lancashire SMEs can improve their bottom line by adopting low energy practices and processes while helping shrink the county’s carbon footprint. The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan’s) Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) project enables firms to exploit opportunities to improve energy performance as well as identifying areas where carbon-reducing technology can [...]
Engineering a low-carbon solution Lancashire engineering business Electropak is benefiting from a greener, lower-cost future thanks to our work through the Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) project. Preston-based Electropak worked with MaCaW’s expert advisers to identify ways to shrink its carbon footprint as well as its energy bills. The company is now applying for grant funding for 50 per cent of the cost of carbon-saving measures installed as a result of the scheme. Assessing Electropak’s business and energy needs Established April 1986, Electropak turns over £2.5m and employs nearly 30 staff to manufacture complete engineering projects. Its services include [...]
Looking to reduce your carbon footprint + energy bills? We were lucky enough to get a shout out on the LBV Recommends Email in April 2019 following our work with the LBV Team! Below is what they had to say about the Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) Project. Looking to reduce your carbon footprint + energy bills? MaCaW can help! The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan’s) Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) project helps the county’s SMEs exploit opportunities to improve their energy performance, while identifying areas where carbon-reducing technology can be installed. The simple process involves carbon baseline analysis, site visits [...]