The Carbon Trust, in partnership with Cambridge City Council, will deliver 2 free SME energy management training workshops at The Guildhall, Cambridge:

The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund is providing 2 hour workshops for Cambridge SMEs to learn how to make the most of the funded services available, and apply for up to £10,000 capital contribution towards energy efficient equipment purchase, plus how to identify opportunities to reduce energy costs in your SME.

Training modules will include:

Understanding and reducing energy bills through behavioural and low cost measures

  • Introduction to carbon, energy and self-assessment
  • How to develop new approaches to energy use in the office that will drive long term change
  • Key quick wins for carbon reduction

Focus on major areas of energy consumption in SMEs (lighting, equipment, HVAC, travel)

  • Technical overview of the key areas of consumption
  • Outline of key energy reduction retrofit technologies

Access to funding and free one-to-one site audits.

  • Participants will be able to access additional support and potentially funding and interest free loans