Bright sparks turn to MaCaW programme to help reduce carbon emissions An environmental consultancy programme funded by the European Regional Development Funding and managed by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is helping a leading lighting manufacturer to make its headquarters more environmentally friendly. Chelsom Ltd, based in Blackpool, is one of the country’s leading lights when it comes to manufacturing and designing industrial lighting solutions to the global leisure sector. From its headquarters on the Fylde coast, the company’s 65 staff members work with major hotel and cruise ship chains including Hilton, Accor, Royal Caribbean and Disney. [...]
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Private Label Nutrition ensures new headquarters go green A growing Blackpool business has committed to going carbon neutral, with support from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Private Label Nutrition, which manufactures and delivers a range of nutritional supplements from its headquarters on the Fylde coast, approached UCLan’s ERDF-funded Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) project for advice on reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions. For company director James Wilson, MaCaW’s support allowed him to promote the environmental credentials of his growing company as it continues to export and grow internationally. David Richardson (MaCaW Project Manager) & James Wilson New [...]
Aerospace supplier goes green with MaCaW support A leading aerospace supplier has reduced its carbon footprint and saved thousands of pounds, with support from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). After securing a £15,000 grant from UCLan’s ERDF funded Making Carbon Work (MaCaW) programme towards installing solar panels on its new factory, T&R Precision Engineering in Pendle has reduced its reliance on external electricity, offsetting 22.51 tonnes of carbon emissions per year. In total, by implementing recommendations from MaCaW, the company has reduced its carbon footprint by 60 tonnes a year, reducing its annual electricity bill by almost [...]