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The School Academy Group are a large collective of primary and secondary schools, with a total of approximately 10,000 pupils aged from 3 to 19.
The School Academy Group works closely with the Diocesan Department of Education, the local authority, the Department for Education, local academies/schools, local businesses, commerce and the wider community.
After identifying a spike in their electricity bills the client was keen to establish energy efficiency policies and practices.
We installed smart meters for power, gas and water in all of their schools. enabling the group to accurately measure, monitor and record their usage.
In addition, we commissioned a high level energy survey at all of the sites. This identified a variety of issues that would benefit from investment.
We recommended energy reduction equipment and analysed the market to find the best price tariff and a renewal offer from E.ON for both gas and electricity was agreed upon.
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