What makes up your Electricity Bill?

Cost breakdown electricity

The energy market is overly complex and difficult to navigate for Schools especially understanding what is included in your electricity bills. Your electricity bill consists of a number of different charges for different elements.  These individual charges may be transparent and broken down on your bill or  combined into one or two line items. It […]

Top Ten Energy Tips – Peak Time Transmission Costs

Peak Usage Graph

Top Ten Energy Tips – 9 Power Down at Peak Time  Did you know that between the peak times of 4pm & 7pm the cost of getting your electricity to you is typically 14 times more than it costs during the rest of the day. Transmission costs between 4-7pm can cost over 8p compared to […]

Top Ten Energy Tips – Get Everyone Involved

School League Table

Top Ten Energy Tips – 8 Get everyone involved The cheapest way to start to make an impact on your energy bills is to get your staff and students involved. Creating hype around your energy efficiency goals and creating an environment where energy responsibility is expected is how you will save the most money. Part […]

Top Ten Energy Tips for Schools – Tip 4

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Top Ten Energy Tips – Tip 4 – Do you know how much extra your School is paying for your Gas and Electricity? In fact many don’t have the time to proactively check the a complex market before signing their next energy contracts.  Many Schools  simply allow existing energy contract to roll-over onto a higher […]

Transforming St Birinus into an Eco Efficient School

St Birinus Science Block

We have been working with St Birinus School (Oxon) for the last 15 months to develop a robust and sustainable energy strategy.  This strategy is designed to help develop St Birinus into an Eco Efficient School. As part of the development of this strategy, E4E undertook the eMark(c) of the School.  The eMark identified a […]